Hong Kong Customs seizes suspected cocaine and suspected ketamine

Hong Kong (HKSAR) -      Hong Kong Customs yesterday (March 2) seized about 440 grams of suspected cocaine and about 120 grams of suspected ketamine with an estimated market value of about $580,000 in Cheung Sha Wan.
     During an anti-narcotics operation in Cheung Sha Wan yesterday afternoon, Customs officers intercepted a man and escorted him to a residential premises nearby and found about 420 grams of suspected cocaine and about 110 grams of suspected ketamine inside.  The 20-year-old man was then arrested.
     After follow-up investigation, Customs officers searched another premises at a public housing estate nearby and further seized about 20 grams of suspected cocaine and a small amount of suspected ketamine.  A 23-year-old woman, being found therein, 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.

Published on: 2018-03-03

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