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Hong Kong Customs seizes suspected ketamine (with photo)

7 June 2019


​Hong Kong Customs yesterday (June 6) seized about 3 kilograms of suspected ketamine with an estimated market value of about $2.2 million in Mong Kok during an anti-dangerous drugs operation.

Customs officers intercepted a man at a shopping plaza in Mong Kok yesterday and seized about 3 kilograms of suspected ketamine inside two carton boxes holding by him.

The arrested man, aged 27, has been charged with one count of trafficking in a dangerous drug. He will appear at West Kowloon Magistrates' Courts tomorrow (June 8).

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).

Hong Kong Customs yesterday (June 6) seized about 3 kilograms of suspected ketamine with an estimated market value of about $2.2 million in Mong Kok during an anti-dangerous drugs operation. (Opens a new window)
Hong Kong Customs yesterday (June 6) seized about 3 kilograms of suspected ketamine with an estimated market value of about $2.2 million in Mong Kok during an anti-dangerous drugs operation.

 

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