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  1. Boy tells of torture by gang after smuggling drugs to Sydney

    Posted Apr 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maggie Ng A 15-year-old Hong Kong boy who smuggled millions of dollars of methamphetamine into Australia was tortured by gangsters after some of the drugs went missing in Sydney, a court was told yesterday. He said that when he returned home he was stuffed in the boot of a car, driven to the mainland and forced to smuggle more drugs. The teenager- testifying against three alleged ...

  2. Gangster's letters smuggled out of jail

    Posted May 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong A Correctional Services Department officer is accused of carrying two unauthorised personal letters out of Stanley Prison for Yip Kai-foon, one of Hong Kong's most notorious gangsters. Eastern Court Magistrate Winston Leung Wing-chung ye ...

  3. Drug trio who used boy, 15, convicted

    Posted May 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Three men who recruited a 15-year-old boy to smuggle HK$4.45 million of methamphetamine into Hong Kong and Australia were found guilty yesterday. Wong ... a minor to smuggle the drugs. Wong Tak-wai, described as the boss, was convicted of five counts of conspiracy to traffic a dangerous drug, Lee was convicted of four and Wong Tak-keung one. ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Dec 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... death sentence A Hong Kong man was sentenced to death and another given a suspended sentence by the Xiamen Intermediate People's Court for smuggling VCD chips onto the mainland to evade 36 ... Yu Donghui to help them smuggle the chips from Hong Kong via Shenzhen. Yu contacted Xiamen customs officer Dong Qili and two other customs officers to aid in the operation. The network ...

  5. Drug lord who used boy gets 30 years

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maggie Ng maggie.ng@scmp.com Three men in a drug syndicate who recruited a 15-year-old boy as a courier to smuggle HK$4.45 million of methamphetamine into Hong Kong and Australia were ... that drug-related activities have no place in society.' During the 28-day trial, the boy, now 16, testified that he was taught how to strap 1kg of methamphetamine onto his back to smuggle drugs from ...

  6. HK gangsters held in huge Ice bust

    Posted Oct 24th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael Smuggling ring uncovered in Sydney Three Hong Kong gangsters arrested in connection with Australia's second-largest haul of the drug Ice are part of an international drug-smuggling syndicate operating out of Hong Kong, police said yesterday. The Hong Kong Narcotics Bureau has a continuing investigation into the syndicate bosses allegedly behind a series ...

  7. Truck driver held over ketamine

    Posted Nov 01st 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A cross-border truck driver suspected of smuggling party drugs from the mainland to Hong Kong over the past three months was arrested yesterday after a transaction in Yuen ... syndicate which smuggled ketamine into Hong Kong. The operation came three weeks after Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, delivering his policy address, promised to set up a high-level ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted May 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... night, the woman was in serious condition in Prince of Wales Hospital. Two held for cigarette smuggling Customs officers were questioning two men from the mainland after arresting them and seizing contraband cigarettes worth HK$1.68 million when they intercepted a truck in Tai Sang Wai, Yuen Long, at about 6am yesterday. The 118 boxes of cigarettes had been smuggled from Shenzhen ...

  9. Boy, 15, tells court of torture for losing drugs

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maggie Ng A 15-year-old Hong Kong boy who 'lost' HK$1.83 million worth of drugs during a smuggling trip was beaten for days in Australia and Hong Kong and threatened with having ... it off, threatening to harm his family and telling him he would die if he did not smuggle more drugs. When eventually released, the boy took 30 painkillers and ended up in hospital for 16 days, ...

  10. Judges reject triad's claim he was framed

    Posted Dec 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle A court has rejected an appeal by a man convicted of being involved in the murder of a witness in a multibillion-dollar tobacco smuggling case. The Court of Appeal dismissed ... was to testify against former business partner Henfrey Tin Sau-kwong in a multibillion-dollar tobacco smuggling and bribery case, was found stuffed inside two canvas bags in Singapore Harbour on April 1, ...




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