Taxi driver charged with possessing drug

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 17 August, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 17 August, 2010, 12:00am

A taxi driver, 34, was charged with driving under the influence of drugs and possession of a dangerous drug in Sai Wan Ho yesterday. Police found white powder in his nostrils and seized a small quantity of what is believed to be ketamine from him. He was the second taxi driver police arrested for possessing drugs in four days. Last Thursday, police arrested a 42-year-old driver after two syringes believed to contain the tranquilliser Midazolam were found in his taxi in Mong Kok.