Police bust drug warehouse in Wan Chai residence, seize HK$4.46m worth of cannabis, arrest two foreign nationals


18th February 2024 – (Hong Kong) PFollowing a tip-off and extensive investigations, police have uncovered a potential link between a 19-year-old foreign national and a prominent local drug syndicate. On 16th February, at around 3.30pm officers executed a surprise raid on a residential unit in Wan Chai. During the operation, they discovered approximately 22 kilograms of suspected cannabis and a sizable quantity of drug packaging materials, both found in the possession of the New Zealand national. Additionally, a 41-year-old Filipino woman, also residing in the unit, was apprehended. Both individuals are now facing charges of drug trafficking. The estimated street value of the seized narcotics amounts to HK$4.46 million.