A MAN has gone on trial in the High Court accused of possessing more than one tonne of cannabis for unlawful trafficking. Lui Ka-kin, 27, pleaded not guilty to trafficking in 1,125 kilograms of the drug on May 14 last year at Tai Tam. Mr Justice Saied and a jury were told that officers on patrol in the early hours of May 14 were suspicious when they noticed a red Mercedes-Benz near a jetty at the reservoir. Anthony Mitchell-Heggs, prosecuting on a fiat, said a group of people near a lorry fled when they saw the police patrol car, leaving behind bags of cannabis, mobile telephones and a two-way radio. Officers patrolled the area and about 30 minutes later a man burst out of the bushes. He was warned to stop but ran away. An hour later, Lui slipped out of the same bushes straight into the arms of a police officer. He said he had been walking along brooding about a quarrel with his girlfriend, but Mr Mitchell-Heggs described the story as ''ridiculous''. Examination of his T-shirt revealed 60 fibres identical to carpet fibres in the lorry. the court was told. The hearing continues.