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2 women on way to Clark seized in Hong Kong for drug smuggling

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HONG KONG — Hong Kong authorities said Monday they had arrested two women in possession of more than a dozen kilograms of crystal methamphetamine at the city’s airport.

The women, sisters aged 27 and 31, were seized Sunday at Chek Lap Kok airport on their way to Clark in the Philippines.

Airport authorities discovered they were carrying 14.5 kilograms (32 pounds) of “ice”, according to a customs official, who withheld their nationality.

The drugs, worth HK$10.9 million ($1.4 million), were found concealed inside false compartments of three suitcases carrying men’s clothing, Customs Drug Investigation head Hui Wai-ming told reporters.

“The weight of the suitcase was a bit abnormal,” Hui said, adding that the drugs could have been sold for more than two times the Hong Kong price in the Philippines.

Crystal methamphetamine creates a feeling of euphoria and increased confidence but hallucinations and paranoia are potential side-effects. It has become a drug of choice for young addicts in Asia.

Under Hong Kong law, manufacturing and trafficking dangerous drugs carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment and a fine of five million Hong Kong dollars.


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  • Zmar

    bitayin na ang mga yan! pucha, di na natuto…
    tamad kasi… parang mga chinese drug lords dito sa pinas, gusto palagi instant mami… este, instant money…

    bitay! bitay! bitay! para matauhan kayong mga tamad!

  • generalproblem

    buti sa hong kong nahuli sigurado kulong yan. kung dito nahuli yan malamang di yan makukulong at yayaman yung mga pulis na nakahuli

  • WHATEVER

    kung sa china yan patay.

  • boy_kurimaw

    pagdusahan nyo yang ginawa nyo, alam nyo ng bawal sige parin kayo. mabuti kulong lang at hindi bitay. dapat sa pinas ibalik narin ang bitay para sa mga drug pusher… mga LINTIK kayo!!!

  • askal2u

    Good for these biatch. Hang them.

  • OZBOYS

    Kala nyo makakalusot kayo ha! Nakakahiya kayo magkapatid pumarehas kayo. Di bale wait nyo si Vice President JB baka may magawang paraan para sa inyo favorite nya tulungan mga ganyan kaso kaysa sa mga stranded sa Middle East na nahuli dahil gusto lang magtrabaho ng parehas.

  • Olibo

    The nationality of these women drug courier was not mentioned, are they “Hongkongers”?

    • Michael Richard

      I would bet they’re Filipino, as they were headed to Clark and more than likely live / work there. Angeles is a big party town, and there are many girls in that city as well as Manila that I’m sure would be purchasing that product if it made it there. This is only an (my) assumption.

  • Ink Wells Rock

    I thought thy had closed Clark. IS Subic back open too?

    • Michael Richard

      The military bases are closed, but the cities there (Angeles and Subic) are open for business as always.



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