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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    24 police rewards totalling HK$9.7m put up for unsolved crimes in city

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... totalling HK$9.7 million that remain unclaimed. The unsolved crimes include homicides and acid attacks. According to police, the holdup happened between 2.40am and 6.30am on April 7. Two masked ... and of medium build. The Sham Shui Po district crime squad is investigating. The second-largest reward, HK$800,000, is for information leading to the arrests of four Wo Shing Wo triad members wanted ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Six injured in Tsim Sha Tsui gang violence

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:32pm by Ernest Kao

    ... District Anti-Triad Squad are investigating. There were 2,340 reports of triad-related crimes last year, a 6 per cent rise from 2011, according to police figures. ...

  3. New visa scheme could lead to crime wave on HK's streets

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am very cautious about the decision to grant multi-entry visas to Shenzhen residents. On the plus side, with more visitors from the mainland, the tourism industry will benefit and it will bring increased revenue for organisations like the Jockey Club. H ...

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    Taxi drivers short-changing passengers in Tsim Sha Tsui

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... they arrived at the destination, the officer gave the taxi driver a HK$500 banknote," said Chief Inspector Wong Chi-wai, of the Yau Tsim District crime investigation unit. After the luggage ... the crimes, which cost victims tens of thousands of dollars, were a new development. "We have no records of such crimes in 2011. And they mainly happened in Tsim Sha Tsui, where tourists flock ...

  5. Appeal by triad gangsters thrown out

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Nine men jailed for staging a gangland tribute to the slain leader of a faction of one of Hong Kong's most powerful triad gangs- the Sun Yee On- had their appeal thrown out yesterday. Mr Justice Patrick Li Hon-leung, ...

  6. Gang ritual lands triad members in prison

    Posted Jan 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com A group of men who staged a gangland tribute to the slain leader of a faction of one of Hong Kong's most powerful triad gangs- the Sun Yee On- were jailed for a total of more than seven years yesterday. All 10 men were ...

  7. Reward in 23-year hunt for murderer

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Police are offering a HK$300,000 reward for help in catching a former school labourer wanted for the murder of a co-worker, whose body was found in the septic tank at a Stanley school more than 20 years ago. Tse Chi-yan, 64, was found dead at St Stephen's College Preparatory School on May 11, 1988. The killing is the oldest unsolved crime ...

  8. Scores of teens held in raids of hang-outs

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in a string of police crackdowns on teenage crime. Police rounded up 76 teens aged 13 to 17 from one venue on Nathan Road in Mong Kok during a surprise inspection on Saturday afternoon. Another 76 ... with related investigations. They were expected to be released to their parents. The police said the department would continue to crack down on teenage crime during the busy Christmas and New ...

  9. Triad undercover officer almost blew his cover

    Posted Jan 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com A police undercover agent was almost exposed while being threatened by a triad leader, a court was told yesterday before 10 of 19 defendants were convicted of acting or claiming to be members of the notorious Sun Yee ...

  10. Ai's arrest crossed a line, says graffiti artist

    Posted Apr 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... touched some of her 'core values'. Her comments came as lawmakers and human rights activists questioned why a police unit that normally investigates serious crimes like murder and rape ... at an undisclosed location on the mainland. Beijing has accused him of economic crimes. The student risks being charged with criminal damage, which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years' jail. 'It ...




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