Male person in charge and 4 employees of pharmacy in Tsuen Wan arrested for selling unregistered drugs


24th November 2022 – (Hong Kong) Officers from the Special Duty Team of the Tsuen Wan Police District and officers from the Department of Health launched a joint operation at about 11am today (24th) to raid a pharmacy on Sha Tsui Road, and seized about 600 boxes containing suspected dangerous drug ingredients i.e. Part 1 poisons and unregistered medicine, and about 120 cough medicine. During the operation, officers arrested a man in charge of the pharmacy surnamed Lee (39 years old), 3 male staff and 1 female staff, aged between 33 and 45, suspected of “illegal trafficking of dangerous drugs”, “failure to keep proper records of dangerous drugs”, “illegal possession of unregistered pharmaceutical products for sale”, “Storage of Part 1 poisons in unlocked containers”,”proper record keeping of antibiotics not maintained” etc.