18-year-old man arrested in Tsuen Wan for possession of drugs worth HK$920,000


8th April 2021 – (Hong Kong) The police conducted an anti-narcotics operation in Tsuen Wan District yesterday (7th). At around 11pm yesterday, a suspicious 18-year-old man was intercepted at Tsuen Wan Centre and a batch of drugs was found on his body. He was then taken back to his home for further search. Another batch of drugs was seized. The total number of drugs seized was worth HK$920,000.

It is reported that the arrested man was a student of a vocational training school and had a triad background.

Approximately 120 grams of suspected methamphetamine, 16 grams of Ketamine and a small amount of cocaine were found on him. Later, the police escorted the man to a village house in Tai Po for a search and found about 830 grams of suspected methamphetamine, 420 grams of suspected ketamine, and 88 grams of suspected cocaine. He was then arrested on two charges of trafficking in dangerous drugs. The village house was used as a warehouse and the teenager was living elsewhere. He was paid around HK$1,000 as a commission for each trade. Police are trying to identify the mastermind behind the suspect.