Customs seizes 1.8kg of ice in Kwun Tong (with photo)

25 Feb 2014

Hong Kong Customs yesterday (February 24) seized 1.8 kilograms of ice and arrested two men in an anti-narcotics operation in Kwun Tong. The market value of the drug was about $770,000.

Customs officers intercepted two men in Kwun Tong last night and found a total of 1.8kg of ice inside nine paper boxes in a plastic bag carried by one of them.

The arrestees, both aged 19, claimed to be a student and unemployed. They were jointly charged with one count of trafficking in a dangerous drug and will appear at the Kwun Tong Magistrates' Court tomorrow (February 26).

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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