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  1. 1,000 nabbed in crime crackdown

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police have arrested 1,000 people in an operation against triads and organised crime involving 3,800 raids across the city in the past five weeks. And in a separate operation ... The crackdown, carried out annually before National Day since 2001, will continue for the rest of the year. Police fear quick-cash crimes could be a problem during celebrations for the 60th anniversary ...

  2. Joint crackdown strikes big blow to crime gangs

    Posted Jul 19th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo HK, mainland and Macau raids lead to arrest of 1,664 suspects Hong Kong police have struck a heavy blow against triads, organised-crime gangs and cross-border syndicates ... and the mainland. Chief Superintendent Samson Yu Mun-sang, head of the Organised Crime and Triad Bureau, said the annual operation was extended from four to six weeks for a stronger crackdown ahead of next ...

  3. War on crime has a hollow ring

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Beijing Top judge and prosecutor pledge to get tough, but deputies remain unconvinced The mainland's top judge and prosecutor have pledged to get tough on crime in the coming year but the public and deputies remain largely unconvinced. Supreme People's Court president Xiao Yang and Procurator-General Jia Chunwang made crime control the number one policy ...

  4. Police arrest 292 people during anti-crime crackdown

    Posted Apr 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... CHANDRA WONG Updated at 6.21pm: Police arrested 292 people during an anti-crime operation in Kowloon West Region on Thursday night, a police spokesman said on Friday. The operation, coordinated by Kowloon West Crime Headquarters, started at midnight on Thursday. Its purpose was to crack down on triad money-making activities in the area, the spokesman said. Police raided 100 ...

  5. National action on crime gangs urged

    Posted Dec 09th 2006, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi A national framework for co-operation in the fight against organised crime is urgently needed, a state publication says, warning of its 'serious consequences'. Organised crime was becoming deeply rooted in some regions of northeastern China, subverting economic growth and threatening social order, Outlook magazine, a Xinhua publication, warned. Its commentary ...

  6. Crimes involving triads and intimidation soar

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng Police figures have revealed a steep rise in cases of intimidation and triad-related crimes, which contributed to an overall increase in crime last month. There were 130 cases of intimidation last month, 165 per cent more than the 49 recorded in January last year. There was a 120 per cent rise in crimes related to triad societies- from 36 to 79. Secretary for Security Ambrose ...

  7. Police put their full might into cracking attack case

    Posted Apr 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... Hundreds of suspected triad members have been rounded up, and clubs, bars and sauna parlours across Kowloon with links to organised crime have been closed down. According to sources, more low-profile operations have been carried out in other districts- most notably Wan Chai- to put the squeeze on organised crime gangs, among them the Wo Shing Wo group. The confrontations with police ...

  8. Battling waterfront extortion

    Posted Jul 10th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... approach to organised crime taken by the police. The proposal needs the approval of members of the Sai Kung District Council who, at a meeting last month when police first suggested closing ...

  9. 25 held in raids to halt drug sales to youngsters in Tuen Mun

    Posted Jan 21st 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Two leaders of Sun Yee On triad 'crews' were among 25 people arrested in co-ordinated raids after a year-long undercover operation to stop drugs being sold to youngsters in Tuen Mun, police said yesterday. The 23 males and two females, aged 17 to 46, were arrested as more than 80 crime squad officers raided about 30 locations in the district at 4am ...

  10. Two triad bosses sentenced to death

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Two kingpins of the biggest triad crime syndicate in Wenzhou have been sentenced to death, while another boss has received a suspended death sentence. According ... group soon. On Monday, the intermediate court and eight lower courts in the city announced verdicts on a total of 187 suspects involved in 46 triad- related crimes such as murder, the Wenzhou ...




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