Yau Ma Tei in Kowloon and cannabis resin, inset. Photo: Google Maps, HK Police

Two Pakistani men were arrested for alleged drug trafficking during a police raid in Yau Ma Tei in Kowloon on Monday.

At 10am, officers from the special duties unit of Yau Tsim Police raided a flat on Battery Street in Yau Mau Tei and arrested two men aged 31 and 42 who are asylum seekers, Oriental Daily reported.

Officers confiscated 485 grams of suspected cannabis resin, 34 grams of suspected crack cocaine, 16 grams of suspected cannabis buds and 6.2 grams of suspected methamphetamine with an estimated street value of HK$100,000 (US$12,819).

Some tools, including a set of scales and plastic bags suspected to be used for drug packaging and HK$8,200 in cash were also confiscated.

Police are investigating to determine if a South Asian drug syndicate is involved.

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