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
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
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
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
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