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Hong Kong court sentences 3 to almost 30 years for making drugs | HKFP

  • Hong Kong’s High Court has sentenced three people to almost 30 years in prison for manufacturing methamphetamine.

  • Hongkonger Kent Lam, 58; Torres Gonzalez Marco Valerio, 35, from Mexico; and Enriquez Anna Mae Justimbaste, 41, from the Philippines were earlier convicted by a jury of conspiracy to manufacture dangerous drugs.

  • Lam was sentenced to 29 years’ imprisonment while the other two were jailed for 28 years.

  • 4.71 kilogrammes of methamphetamine was found at the defendants’ drug laboratory in To Kwa Wan in March 2019.

  • He said Lam had sent his daughter, who was 15 at the time, to accompany Valerio when the Mexican went out to buy equipment for drug production.

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