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DATE-RAPE DRUGS SEIZED IN RAID ON SEX SHOP

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 14 June, 2003, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 14 June, 2003, 12:00am
 

Police raided a sex shop in Causeway Bay last night and arrested two men after seizing a number of bottles of what they believe is a date-rape drug. They also found a quantity of Midazolam tablets, which are used in hospitals to produce drowsiness and relieve anxiety before surgery and are considered to be dangerous drugs. Police said the employees of the shop, in President Arcade, Cannon Street, had been supplying the banned products to regular customers.


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