Hong Kong Customs seizes suspected methamphetamine (with photo)

22 Aug 2018

Hong Kong Customs yesterday (August 21) seized about 2 kilograms of suspected methamphetamine with an estimated market value of about $1.1 million in Yuen Long.

During an anti-narcotics operation conducted in Yuen Long yesterday night, Customs officers intercepted a man and inspected an express parcel he was carrying. An industrial metal roller was found with suspected methamphetamine concealed inside. The 42-year-old man was then arrested.

Investigation is ongoing.

Under the Dangerous Drugs Ordinance, trafficking in a dangerous drug is a serious offence. The maximum penalty upon conviction is a fine of $5 million and life imprisonment.

Members of the public may report any suspected drug trafficking activities to the Customs 24-hour hotline 2545 6182 or its dedicated crime-reporting email account (crimereport@customs.gov.hk).

Ends/Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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