Hong Kong Customs today (November 8) seized around one kilogramme of suspected methamphetamine at Lok Ma Chau Control Point with a male arrested. The market value of the drugs was about $430,000.
Customs officers intercepted an incoming male passenger at Lok Ma Chau Control Point for examination this morning. A total of about one kilogramme of suspected methamphetamine and a small quantity of other drugs, including ketamine and ecstasy, were found from the male passenger.
The male passenger, aged 22, claimed as a waiter, was arrested for suspected drug trafficking. The case is still under investigation.
Under the Dangerous Drugs Ordinance, drug trafficking is a serious offence. The maximum penalty is life imprisonment and a fine of $5 million.
Ends/Saturday, November 8, 2014