Human Interest

FAKE POLICEMEN HIJACK $16M IN COMPUTER PARTS

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 07 January, 2003, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 07 January, 2003, 12:00am

Robbers posing as police officers hijacked a lorry loaded with $15.89 million worth of computer parts after attacking its driver with a stun gun. Investigators said three men in two cars sandwiched the vehicle in Kam Pok Road in Yuen Long. Claiming to be plain-clothes officers, they ordered the lorry driver to get out and then struck him with a stun gun. He was bound and hooded before being forced into a car, which was driven away and abandoned. The truck driver later managed to free himself and called the police.