Customs seizes HK$24.8m worth of opium and ketamine at HK airport

Hong Kong Customs said on Friday that they have uncovered two drug trafficking cases at the Hong Kong International Airport and seized 130 kilograms of opium and 16 kilograms of ketamine, with an estimated market value of HK$24.8 million.

Customs officers of the Airport Command inspected a cargo declared as “plastic bottles” being shipped from Pakistan to the city and found the batch of opium within, with the batch estimated to be worth HK$15 million.

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A female passenger from Madagascar arrested at the Hong Kong International Airport for drug trafficking, with about 780 grams of suspected methamphetamine worth HK$440,000 seized

Hong Kong Customs yesterday (February 19) detected a passenger drug trafficking case at Hong Kong International Airport and seized about 780 grams of suspected methamphetamine with an estimated market value of about $440,000. An incoming woman was arrested.

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$75m methamphetamine packed in teabags seized

A 42-year-old man was arrested in a disguised household goods store in Tsuen Wan for drug trafficking on Saturday after police seized 130 kilograms of methamphetamine worth about HK$75 million.

The Mong Kok police earlier received reports that drug traffickers use the store as a disguise to set up a drug warehouse. An anti-drug operation was conducted on Saturday during which a suspicious man was found entering the store and over a hundred packets of suspected methamphetamine were packaged in tea bags.

The shopkeeper was arrested.

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Drug trafficking driver wanted over four-car pile-up in West Kowloon

A four-car pile-up involving a school bus with 13 kids onboard at the West Kowloon Corridor Saturday morning saw a private car driver fleeing the scene when aiding police investigations. The driver eventually ran away and officers later seized some drugs in his car.

Apart from the school bus, the crash also involved a Volkswagen, a Tesla, and a taxi.

The incident occurred around 9.30am when the vehicles were heading towards Kwai Tsung but were forced to pull over at the section of road opposite the New Kowloon Plaza.

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Customs seizes HK$52m worth of suspected cocaine, shuts down Cheung Sha Wan drugs storage

Hong Kong Customs has confiscated about HK$52 million worth of suspected cocaine and arrested a man during an anti-narcotics operation, also shutting down a newly set up drugs storage in Cheung Sha Wan.

Customs officers intercepted a man at the car park of a private residential estate in Cheung Sha Wan on Wednesday afternoon and found about 1kg of suspected cocaine inside his rucksack. The man was subsequently arrested.

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