Illicit Oil | South China Morning Post
  • Mon
  • Mar 2, 2015
  • Updated: 12:51pm

Illicit Oil

Thousands of tonnes of illicit oil seized

Police seized more than 3,000 tonnes of illegally manufactured cooking oil last month in raids on 13 underground workshops and licensed factories on the mainland.

Wednesday, 4 April, 2012, 12:00am

Customs officers uncover illegal oil centre, arrest four

Updated at 6.12pm: Customs officers smashed an illegal oil storage and distribution centre at San Tin on Tuesday morning, a spokesman said.

Officers raided a target unit near Castle Peak Road in San Tin. They seized 7,500 litres of illicit oil and three lorries - worth a total of $200,000.

Four men were arrested during the operation, the spokesman said.

7 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

32 seized in illegal oil operation

Police arrested 32 people in Yuen Long and Kwai Chung. They seized 65,000 litres of illicit oil worth $800,000 and impounded eight vehicles found on the site.

17 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

15 held over illicit oil

Customs officers arrested 14 men and a woman aged between 18 and 46 and seized 25,400 litres of oil in two illegal fuel manufacturing plants and 11 underground oil-filling stations in Tuen Mun yesterday. The arrests took place in an eight-hour joint operation involving about 200 police, firemen and Lands Department officials.

28 May 2002 - 12:00am

Fuel arrests

Nine men were arrested after Customs officers smashed six illegal filling stations and seized $55,000 worth of illicit oil.

30 Dec 1999 - 12:00am