35 year old female doctor from Ukraine arrested at Hong Kong airport today for trafficking 1.6kg of cocaine worth HK$1.7m

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17th July 2019 – (Hong Kong) Police arrested a 35 year old Ukrainian female doctor arriving at Chek Lap Kok Airport yesterday from Kharkiv, Ukraine. She transited via Istanbul and Addis Ababa before arriving in Hong Kong. Custom officials found 1.6kg of cocaine in her hand luggage. The value of the drugs was estimated at around HK$1.7m.

The suspect was arrested immediately and she will be charged in the West Kowloon Magistrates’ Court tomorrow morning.