Five charged with possessing weapons

PUBLISHED : Monday, 22 July, 2002, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 22 July, 2002, 12:00am

Five men, including three illegal immigrants, were charged yesterday with possession of arms and ammunition without a licence. They were arrested during an operation in Tuen Mun on Friday when police smashed a cross-border crime syndicate. Officers seized a pistol, a shotgun and 17 rounds of ammunition. The five, aged 22 to 42, will appear in Tuen Mun Court today.