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Yuen Long village house turned into a cannabis storage warehouse, customs detained 2 men and women for 12 million yuan inspection

2021-11-29T11:24:26.956Z

Officers from the Drug Investigation Bureau of the Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department today (29) smashed a cannabis storage warehouse under the guise of a village house in Lam Hau Village, Yuen Long, arrested a man and a woman, and seized approximately 55 kilograms of cannabis with a market value of 12 million yuan. . this



Officers from the Drug Investigation Bureau of the Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department today (29) smashed a cannabis storage warehouse under the guise of a village house in Lam Hau Village, Yuen Long, arrested a man and a woman, and seized approximately 55 kilograms of cannabis with a market value of 12 million yuan. .


At about 11:30 this morning, officers of the Customs Drug Investigation Bureau conducted an anti-drug operation in Yuen Long. During the anti-drug operation, a suspicious man was found holding a black plastic bag. 3 kilograms of marijuana.

The officers then escorted the arrested man to a village house unit in Lam Kau Village to conduct a search, and then seized about 52 kilograms of marijuana in a room of the village house.

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The marijuana seized in the case weighed about 55 kilograms and the estimated market value was about 12 million yuan.

During the operation, the customs arrested another non-local woman in another room of the village house. Preliminary investigation revealed that she knew the arrested man.

The man and woman arrested in the case were 26 and 30 years old, and both reported unemployed. The two were taken back to the customs headquarters for detention for investigation.

Hong Kong Customs Narcotics Bureau Senior Investigation Director Yang Weihan said that the three-storey village house involved, and the Customs arrested the woman involved and seized marijuana in the two rooms of the second-floor unit. It is believed that the marijuana storage warehouse at the site was operating for about two weeks and was suspected of being illegal. The elements used remote village houses as a cover to evade detection by customs officers.

The seized drugs are used to supply entertainment venues in the area, and the source of the drugs needs further investigation.

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Source: hk1

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