HK Customs seizes cannabis buds and crack cocaine in Tin Shui Wai (with photo)

25 Feb 2014

Hong Kong Customs yesterday (February 24) arrested two persons in Tin Shui Wai and seized around 4 kilograms of suspected cannabis buds and a small amount of suspected crack cocaine.

Officers of the Customs Drug Investigation Bureau yesterday found about 4kg of suspected cannabis buds and a small amount of crack cocaine in the boot of a private car at a car park in Tin Shui Wai. The market value of the drugs was about $740,000.

The two arrestees, a 26-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman, claiming to be a construction worker and a salesperson respectively, were 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/Tuesday, February 25 2014

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