Dear Customs and Excise Department,

I would like to request information pertaining to two individuals arrested on 15 May 2016 (http://www.customs.gov.hk/en/publication... ) and 24 November 2016 (http://www.customs.gov.hk/en/publication... ) respectively. Based on information in the press releases, I request confirmations of the following:

1. Were the two male passengers arrested during Customs clearance and subsequently charged with trafficking in a dangerous drug both citizens of Czech Republic?
2. If so, what are the stages of the legal proceedings? Please provide public information such as case numbers and hearing dates (if any). Thank you.

Yours faithfully,
Jie Chen

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Freedom of Information request - Detention of Two Citizens of Czech
Republic

[FOI #144 email]
to:
[Customs and Excise Department request email]
03.03.2017 14:51
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Dear Customs and Excise Department,

I would like to request information pertaining to two individuals arrested
on 15 May 2016
(http://www.customs.gov.hk/en/publication... )
and 24 November 2016
(http://www.customs.gov.hk/en/publication... )
respectively. Based on information in the press releases, I request
confirmations of the following:

1. Were the two male passengers arrested during Customs clearance and
subsequently charged with trafficking in a dangerous drug both citizens of
Czech Republic?
2. If so, what are the stages of the legal proceedings? Please provide
public information such as case numbers and hearing dates (if any). Thank
you.

Yours faithfully,
Jie Chen

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Customs and Excise Department

Dear Sir/Madam,

        Thank you for your emails dated 3 March 2017.

        We would not comment on this Department's any law enforcement
actions and we shall not disclose third party information without his/her
written consent.  For details of the two hearings, you might consider
contacting Judiciary direct:

West Kowloon Magistrates’ Courts
Address: [1]3/F-7/F, Tower A, West Kowloon Law Courts Building, 501 Tung
Chau Street, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon
Fax: (852) 2413 8737

Regards,
Customs and Excise Department

From:        Jie Chen <[FOI #144 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Customs and Excise Department
<[Customs and Excise Department request email]>,
Date:        03/03/2017 14:51
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Detention of Two Citizens
of Czech Republic

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Dear Customs and Excise Department,

I would like to request information pertaining to two individuals arrested
on 15 May 2016
([2]http://www.customs.gov.hk/en/publication...
) and 24 November 2016
([3]http://www.customs.gov.hk/en/publication...
) respectively. Based on information in the press releases, I request
confirmations of the following:

1. Were the two male passengers arrested during Customs clearance and
subsequently charged with trafficking in a dangerous drug both citizens of
Czech Republic?
2. If so, what are the stages of the legal proceedings? Please provide
public information such as case numbers and hearing dates (if any). Thank
you.

Yours faithfully,
Jie Chen

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This is a request under the Code of Access to Information facilitated via
the accessinfo.hk website.

Please use this email address for all replies to this request:
[FOI #144 email]

Is [Customs and Excise Department request email] the wrong address for Freedom of
Information requests to Customs and Excise Department? If so, please
contact us using this form:
[4]https://accessinfo.hk/en/change_request/...

Disclaimer: This message and any reply that you make will be published on
the internet. Our privacy and copyright policies:
[5]https://accessinfo.hk/en/help/officers

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