65 arrested in raids on triads

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 16 March, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 16 March, 2011, 12:00am

A total of 65 people have been arrested in an operation targeting three triads in the northern New Territories. Police seized 34 beef knives and metal and wooden bars, as well as illegal drugs, cigarettes and oil. Of the total number arrested, 44 were suspected triad members of the Wo Shing Wo, Sun Yee On and 14K. Some 36 of all those held were nabbed in raids at Tuen Mun, Tai Po and Sheung Shui yesterday. Twenty-nine people were arrested on March 1.