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Hong Kong (HKSAR) – Hong Kong Customs seized about 309 grams of suspected methamphetamine at Lok Ma Chau Spur Line Control Point yesterday (April 21) and arrested a 25-year-old man. The market value of the drug was about $130,000.

Customs officers intercepted an incoming passenger at Lok Ma Chau Spur Line Control Point yesterday afternoon and found the drugs wrapped in tinfoil bags in a paper box concealed inside a plastic bag carried by the arrested man. Upon searching the man’s residence, 1.81g of suspected methamphetamine and 1g of suspected ketamine were further seized.

The arrested man, claiming to be a transport worker, was charged with trafficking in a dangerous drug.

He will appear at the Fanling Magistrates’ Courts on Thursday (April 23).

Under the Dangerous Drugs Ordinance, drug trafficking is a serious offence. The maximum penalty is life imprisonment and a fine of $5 million.

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