Customs seizes 2.2kg of methamphetamine in Tsim Sha Tsui (with photo)

12 Apr 2014

Hong Kong Customs today (April 12) seized 2.2 kilogrammes of methamphetamine and arrested one woman in an anti-narcotics operation in Tsim Sha Tsui. The market value of the drug was about $960,000.

Customs officers intercepted a woman in Tsim Sha Tsui today afternoon and found two packets of methamphetamine weighing a total of 2.2 kilogrammes in a suitcase carried by her.

The woman, aged 27, was charged with trafficking in a dangerous drug and will appear at the Kowloon City Magistrates' Courts on April 14.

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, April 12 2014

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