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  1. Two 'office-bearers' among 23 triad suspects arrested

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Twenty-three suspected triad members, including four students, were arrested in raids in Tseung Kwan O in the past two days after a two-month probe into recruitment. More than 100 officers from the Kowloon East anti-triad squad and police tactical unit raided about 30 locations during an operation at 4pm on Wednesday. Nine people were arrested on Wednesday ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Jan 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 16 held in anti-triad operation Police arrested 16 men in an anti-triad operation in Kowloon West that ended before dawn yesterday. Aged 18 to 50, they were arrested on suspicion of claiming to be triad members, acting as triad members, drug trafficking and selling pirated discs. Police said the arrests included core triad members. A small quantity of illegal drugs was seized ...

  3. Ex-triad leader may have ordered brutal chopping

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on the orders of a former leader of the Wo On Lok triad. An initial investigation showed the 36-year-old attacker who was gunned down by a traffic policeman on Friday was a Wo On Lok member and a henchman of its ex-leader, known as Ko Lo Fat, a police investigator said. Ko Lo Fat and two fellow senior members of the triad known as 'Fei Wai' and 'Sam Chuen' were among six ...

  4. Nine more arrested over triad attack

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... policeman shooting dead one of five knife-wielding attackers. The latest operation brings to 16 the number of people arrested almost two weeks after the assault, thought to be linked to a triad feud. A unit on the roof of the 16-storey Wong King Industrial Building in Tai Yau Street was used as a hideout by suspects in the attack on a faction leader of the Wo On Lok triad. A senior ...

  5. Triad-linked land grabs to be probed

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... On triad after hundreds of people protested on Sunday. About 400 people from Wanfeng village, in Shajing subdistrict, protested against land seizures and alleged corruption by blockading a section ... Kong's Sun Yee On triad. Many armed police arrived at the scene of the protest but no one was detained. Officials promised to investigate the village's property and financial records. ...

  6. Six held after former top triad leader bashed

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Six suspected triad members have been arrested over an attack on a former top leader of the Wo On Lok triad in Wan Chai on Saturday. A gang of 10 men ... said. Detectives are investigating whether the attack is linked to infighting between two main groups over leadership of the triad. They are also on alert for possible revenge attacks after ...

  7. Ex-triad says it's no life, despite the image

    Posted Jan 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com The image of a triad leader in films is of someone with hundreds of followers, who chop rival gangsters and confront police. But being a member of a triad may not be as cool as the imagine. 'Every day I was haunted with fear,' a former member says of his years in a triad. 'When I heard loud footsteps behind me, I had to look ...

  8. Tang seeks protection over alleged triad threats

    Posted Mar 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... an investigation over alleged triad threats. In the latest, bizarre twist of an increasingly bitter election campaign, the scandal-hit candidate said he felt intimidated by allegations that gangs could ... crime and triad bureau. Tang said a gang-related member, who he did not name, had made threats to him through the media that 'black materials' would surface within days. He also ...

  9. Driver faces bribe charge over triad death case

    Posted Aug 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and 15 at the time- were sentenced to seven and six years in 2007. Pun, an immigrant from the mainland, was called on June 4, 2006, by a friend who said he had been in a dispute with a triad gang ...

  10. Police officers given another- and popular- way to bring triads to book

    Posted Jan 24th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... triad course. Assistant commissioner Wong Fook-chuen recently congratulated the latest class of 23 officers, taking the number of the force's triad expert cadres to 93. Organised by the police force's criminal intelligence bureau, it covers a wide range of related topics, including legends, history and backgrounds of triads, their rituals, underground literature, hand ...




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