Customs officers intercepted an incoming passenger at Lo Wu Control Point yesterday morning and found the drugs concealed inside the bedding carried by the arrested woman.
The arrested woman, claimed to be a salesperson, was charged with trafficking in a dangerous drug. She will appear at the Fanling Magistrates’ Courts.
Under the Dangerous Drugs Ordinance, drug trafficking is a serious offence. The maximum penalty is life imprisonment and a fine of $5 million.