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Hong Kong Customs arrests woman with methamphetamine worth $1.2m

Hong Kong Customs arrests woman with methamphetamine worth $1.2m

HONG KONG: Hong Kong Customs arrested a 43-year old woman who was found with three kilograms of suspected methamphetamine at Lo Wu Control Point. The drugs worth $1.2 million market value.

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.