Cops find woman with cocaine, leads to HK$137,000 drug bust

Narcotics to the value of approximately HK$137,000 were seized, and six people were arrested after a drug bust at a hotel in Kwai Chung on Monday evening.

Officers on patrol near a hotel on Castle Peak Road stopped and searched a 20-year-old woman they deemed suspicious, allegedly finding a small amount of cocaine on her.

Following up on the find, police were led to a hotel room where they arrested three local men and two local women, aged between 16 and 23, for possession of some 80 grams of suspected cocaine and 70 grams of suspected ketamine, with a market value of approximately HK$137,000.

Officers also seized an electronic scale and around HK$8,000 in cash during the operation.

The six were arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking and were detained for investigation. The case is to be followed up by Kwai Tsing police.

Source: The Standard