Police arrest 17-year-old teenage girl for trafficking HK$6m worth of drugs in Tung Chung

Iu Wing Kan, Superintendent (Adm & Support) (Crime NT S Regional Headquarters)

4th May 2021 – (Hong Kong) The police received a report earlier that a private housing estate in Tung Chung was used as a drug storage centre by drug syndicate The New Territories South Region Anti-triad Unit conducted in-depth investigations at 7.30pm last night (3rd).  Iu Wing Kan, Superintendent (Adm & Support) (Crime NT S Regional Headquarters) held a press conference this evening to elaborate on the case.

During the operation, a 17-year-old girl was intercepted and police searched in a housing estate on Ying Hong Street in Tung Chung. The officers seized a total of about 230 grams of suspected methamphetamine, ketamine and cocaine in the plastic bag she was holding, as well as a key belonging to a housing estate unit. Police arrested her on suspicion of drug trafficking. The police then searched the unit and seized a total of about 2.5 kilograms of suspected drugs, including methamphetamine, ketamine, cocaine, heroin, marijuana and ecstasy, as well as plastic bags, sealing machines, electronic scales and other drug paraphernalia and two computers.

In addition, a batch of waterproof boots were found inside the apartment. It is believed that someone put drugs inside as a cover. The police then searched the apartment of the arrested woman in Choi Wan Estate, Wong Tai Sin. The officers seized suspected methamphetamine and Ketamine in the unit, weighing about 7.5 kilograms. During the operation, the police seized about 10 kilograms of drugs with a market value of about HK$6 million.