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  1. Police bust triad ring using young drug addicts

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Police have smashed a triad-controlled syndicate that recruited youngsters to sell illegal substances after getting them hooked on free drugs. ... and on Tuesday night. Police believe the suspects, aged from 17 to 27, are members of the Wo Shing Wo triad. Last night, officers were looking for two more men in connection with the case. Illegal drugs ...

  2. Police break up triad drug-packaging centre in public housing flat

    Posted Sep 04th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police have smashed a triad drug-packaging centre that supplied illegal drugs to young drug abusers, including students, in Tai Po and Sheung Shui, officials said yesterday. ... believe the Wo Shing Wo triad had been operating the drug centre for two to three months, smuggling illegal drugs into Hong Kong from the mainland. 'Initial investigation showed that illegal ...

  3. Crackdown to curb influence of triads

    Posted Jul 31st 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... officials, state media reported yesterday. A paper issued by the Political and Legal Affairs Commission warned that triad-run criminal activities 'remain relatively vibrant' ... 'political responsibility' for repelling triad activity and to give full support to anti-corruption divisions in hunting down gang leaders. The rhetoric-laden paper deals largely in the broad ...

  4. Anti-triad police investigate nude man in street

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Anti-triad officers are investigating a case in which a man was forced to strip and walk nude in a Mong Kok street in broad daylight. The investigation was prompted by a video ... 6200. 'As the victim is seen being bullied in the video, it is classified as criminal intimidation. Officers from the Mong Kong district anti-triad squad have been assigned to investigate. ...

  5. 'Abduction victim' leads police to triad brothel

    Posted Apr 09th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Three mainlanders have claimed that a triad-run racket smuggled them into the city and forced them into prostitution, according to police. The alleged prostitution ring came ... that was used as a brothel, believed to have been controlled by the Wo Shing Wo triad society. 'The woman was told that she had no chance of escaping as a pimp would monitor her closely,' ...

  6. Police rescue women from sexual slavery

    Posted Jun 26th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... countries, including Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Canada and the United Kingdom,' said Choy Kin-cheung, chief superintendent of the Organised Crime and Triad Bureau. The investigation found ...

  7. National action on crime gangs urged

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

    ... especially in rural areas, often have close ties with triads and sometimes resort to the mafia-style use of intimidation and force during the acquisition of land and relocation of peasants ... order.' Lian Baoshan, a triad boss in Harbin, Heilongjiang's capital, used force to beat off rival bidders in seizing housing development projects in the city, it said. Ironically, he began ...

  8. City Digest

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 14 to 31- were being held for claiming to be triad members, criminal intimidation and drug trafficking. Protest at liaison office over Li Wangyang report About 40 people attended a rally ... to interfere in Hong Kong issues. 38 arrested in crackdown against Kowloon triad Thirty-eight people were arrested in a crackdown against a drug syndicate active in west Kowloon. Three men were ...

  9. Death penalty for Qingdao gangland boss

    Posted Mar 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com A triad boss at the heart of Qingdao's biggest mafia-style case in six decades was sentenced to death yesterday for a raft of murders and other violent crimes. The case in Shandong province has also led to the downfall of more than 30 senior police officials who colluded with 45-year-old triad kingpin Nie Lei. The Qingdao Intermediate ...

  10. 700 arrested in drive to cut off gang funds

    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong More than 150 people were arrested yesterday in the final phase of one of the biggest crackdowns on triad activities in West Kowloon. A total of 703 people were taken ... of triad gangs that rely heavily on illegal gambling, the drugs trade, pornography and prostitution, police said. They seized illicit goods worth $3 million- including hauls of the drugs Ecstasy ...




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