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  1. Boy admits possessing Ecstasy at school

    Posted Aug 06th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Joyce Man

    ... to undergo regular urine testing and requested a probation officer's report. Cheung pleaded guilty yesterday in Kowloon City Court to possessing a dangerous drug and a part-one poison. He will be sentenced on September 16. Mr Hui granted Cheung HK$1,000 bail until the sentencing hearing. A teacher and the school's head prefect discovered three tablets of the psychotropic drug Ecstasy ...

  2. Ex-village chief gets 22 years for huge drug haul

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Joyce Man

    ... described as 'staggering' the quantity, which exceeded by many times the largest amount specified in sentencing guidelines for drug-trafficking. Pang Yuet-wan, 53, who was head of Tai Po Tin village, was sentenced in the Court of First Instance after earlier pleading guilty to trafficking in a dangerous drug. The cocaine, with an estimated street value of HK$330 million, ...

  3. Philippine politician admits drug binge

    Posted Feb 01st 2011, 12:00am by Patsy Moy, Peter So

    ... in the District Court yesterday to one count of drug trafficking involving 14.8 grams of powder which contained 6.67 grams of cocaine when he travelled to Hong Kong on July 11. He was arrested at Chek Lap Kok airport while on his way to Macau. Singson told District Judge Joseph Yau Chi-lap that the drug was for his own use and he had no intention of selling or sharing it with anyone. But senior ...

  4. Cannabis case prompts tighter policy in selection of anti-drugs ambassadors

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Vivian Li

    ... Vivian Li The selection of anti-drug ambassadors will be handled with more care in future, says the chairman of the Action Committee Against Narcotics after a recent cannabis case involving two local singers. Daniel Shek Tan-lei said the committee would discuss the issue at the end of the month. He said inviting singers to perform at anti-drug events and concerts was helpful ...

  5. Philippine politician to plead guilty to drug count

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A well-known Philippine congressman who has been battling drug trafficking charges while held in a Hong Kong jail indicated yesterday that he would be willing to plead guilty. ... His legal team have been asking the court for time to obtain expert reports and to study the city's policy on people arrested at the airport over drugs. The argument has hinged on whether ...

  6. 25 held in raids to halt drug sales to youngsters in Tuen Mun

    Posted Jan 21st 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Two leaders of Sun Yee On triad 'crews' were among 25 people arrested in co-ordinated raids after a year-long undercover operation to stop drugs being sold ... youngsters in entertainment venues in Tuen Mun and recruited them into the gang.' The officer said the crews were also selling illegal drugs to customers in pubs, billiard rooms and karaoke bars ...

  7. HK ready to send drug kingpin's cash to the US

    Posted Jan 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... assets of drug kingpin Law Kin-man. The legislature is to give its final approval next week to a deal whose outlines were agreed to in 1993: that Hong Kong and the US would split the confiscated ... is a way to encourage international co-operation in combating drug trafficking and money laundering. Law, nicknamed 'Crow Man', was one of the biggest drug-trafficking barons in Hong Kong ...

  8. Asian drug links reach south with meth deals

    Posted Sep 12th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... from methamphetamine and realised they needed contacts to buy the drug, or its main ingredient, pseudoephedrine, from a source country like the mainland. Quickly, Asian organised crime groups became crucial players in the drug trade and over time their international links made them the real power brokers. 'Commodity is power,' Detective Senior Sergeant Chris Cahill, ...

  9. Stiff jail term for teenager with drug-soaked clothes

    Posted Jul 06th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... of trafficking in a dangerous drug. The court heard he was leaving the airport via the green 'nothing to declare' channel after arriving from Johannesburg, South Africa, on August 8 last year ... Irene Fan said. They tested a sample for drugs and found it contained cocaine. After his arrest, he told police that he had gone to pick up the drugs in Lima and bring them to Hong Kong after ...

  10. Jail for drug smuggler after 22 years on the run

    Posted Jul 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... admitted in the Court of First Instance that he had trafficked in 16.9 kilograms of opium in 1987. The court heard he was caught in a Yuen Long car park after loading six bags of the drug ... had affected the left side of his body but did not consider that it would make it particularly inconvenient for him to serve his jail term. Wong was arrested with the drugs on January 20, ...




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