Hong Kong Customs seizes 710 grammes of suspected Methamphetamine at Lo Wu Control Point (with photo)

6 Jun 2015

Hong Kong Customs seized about 710 grammes of suspected methamphetamine at Lo Wu Control Point yesterday (June 5) with the arrest of a 29-year-old man. The market value of the drug was about $280,000.

Customs officers intercepted an incoming passenger at Lo Wu Control Point for inspection yesterday morning and found the drugs concealed inside a pressure cooker carried by him.

The arrested man, claimed to be unemployed, was charged with trafficking in a dangerous drug.

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, June 6, 2015

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