At about 2 pm on January 25, 2021, the Mong Kok Police District Miscellaneous Investigation Team and relevant departments took joint action to raided a shop at No. 50 Soy Street, Mong Kok, and seized a large amount of e-liquid containing nicotine with a market value of about 450,000 yuan.
During the operation, a male person in charge surnamed Liao (31 years old) was arrested on suspicion of “illegal selling of the first poison” and “possession of the first poison” and is being detained for investigation. The police emphasized that “illegal sale of the first poison” and “possession of the first poison” are serious crimes. Once convicted, they can be fined up to 100,000 yuan and imprisoned for 2 years. People are urged not to try the law on their own.