Customs seizes cannabis sent by post from canada Airmail shipments containing cannabis buds that were sent from Canada last week at the rate of 16 packages a day have stopped arriving after customs officers sought help from Canadian police. The Customs and Excise Department stepped up its inspection of items mailed from Canada after the first package of drugs was seized at Chek Lap Kok on December 3. Officers seized nearly 1.6kg of cannabis buds with a street value of HK$480,000 from 95 packages that arrived between December 3 and 8. officer accused of theft Senior police inspector Denis Au Kwok-kei, 38, appeared at Eastern Court accused of stealing nearly HK$300,000 in bail money from North Point police station between September 14 and November 15. He entered no plea and was released on bail until January 9. 'bogus doctor' charge Lam Tao, 64, entered no plea to a count of obtaining property by deception when he appeared at Eastern Court for allegedly posing as a doctor to get money from passers-by outside Central Plaza. He was remanded in custody until January 14.