Hong Kong Customs seizes suspected emerging ketamine and suspected cannabis worth HK$2.87m


25th September 2020 – (Hong Kong)  Hong Kong Customs yesterday seized about 6.2 kilograms of suspected emerging ketamine (fluorodeschloroketamine), about 2 grams of suspected cannabis and a set of drug-inhaling apparatus with an estimated value of about HK$2.87 million in Kowloon East. 

 During an anti-narcotics operation conducted in Kowloon East yesterday afternoon, Customs officers intercepted a 20-year-old man at a hotel and found about 2g of suspected herbal cannabis inside a pocket of his trousers. He was then arrested.

  Customs officers then conducted a search inside the hotel room occupied by the arrested man and further seized about 6.2kg of suspected fluorodeschloroketamine and a set of drug-inhaling apparatus.

 The arrested man has been charged with one count of possession of a dangerous drug, one count of trafficking in a dangerous drug and one count of possession of apparatus fit and intended for the inhalation of a dangerous drug. He will appear at the Kowloon City Magistrates’ Courts tomorrow (September 26).