According to reports and investigations, the police conducted an anti-drug operation in Tuen Mun yesterday (4th) and arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of "trafficking in dangerous drugs" and "possession of imitation firearms". Suspected ketamine (K Aberdeen), and an imitation firearm about 65 cm long.
The arrested man is being detained for investigation.
The first team of the Anti-Triad Operations Team of the Tuen Mun Police District intercepted and investigated the 25-year-old man surnamed Hu on Tsing Yeung Street, Tuen Mun yesterday based on reports and investigations, and seized about 1.6 grams of suspected ketamine on him.
The police then searched the man's private car and seized about 20 grams of suspected ketamine and an imitation firearm about 65 centimeters long.
After investigation, the police arrested the man and seized the relevant items for further inspection. The motive of the man's possession of imitation firearms and whether it is related to other cases will be investigated. The source and flow of drugs will also be investigated.
The police believe that this operation has hit the source of income of the triads.
The police conducted an anti-drug operation in Tuen Mun yesterday (4th), arrested a 25-year-old man, seized suspected ketamine with a market value of about 12,000 yuan, and an imitation firearm about 65 cm long.
(provided by the police)
According to the Firearms and Ammunition Ordinance (Chapter 238 of the Laws of Hong Kong), possession of imitation firearms is a serious offense and upon conviction, the maximum penalty is two years' imprisonment.
Police also remind the public that trafficking in dangerous drugs is also a serious crime. According to the "Dangerous Drugs Ordinance" (Chapter 134 of the Laws of Hong Kong), anyone who is convicted of trafficking in a dangerous drug is liable to a maximum fine of $5 million and life imprisonment.