A Friday raid by Hong Kong police resulted in the seizure of HK$23 million in illegal drugs packaged inside mislabelled barrels. Photo: Warton Li A Friday raid by Hong Kong police resulted in the seizure of HK$23 million in illegal drugs packaged inside mislabelled barrels. Photo: Warton Li
A Friday raid by Hong Kong police resulted in the seizure of HK$23 million in illegal drugs packaged inside mislabelled barrels. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong police seize HK$23 million of ketamine hidden in barrels mislabelled as raw cosmetics materials in latest major drug bust

  • A 26-year-old man was arrested during the raid of a warehouse in a Kwun Tong industrial building; he now faces a potential life sentence
  • The process needed for extracting the narcotics from the more than 100kg of powder produces strong chemical reactions and dangerous poisonous gases

Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong
A Friday raid by Hong Kong police resulted in the seizure of HK$23 million in illegal drugs packaged inside mislabelled barrels. Photo: Warton Li A Friday raid by Hong Kong police resulted in the seizure of HK$23 million in illegal drugs packaged inside mislabelled barrels. Photo: Warton Li
A Friday raid by Hong Kong police resulted in the seizure of HK$23 million in illegal drugs packaged inside mislabelled barrels. Photo: Warton Li
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