CIB nabs 14 gang leaders in latest crime crackdown
Police authorities around the country have arrested a total of 14 alleged gang leaders during the second wave of a 2015 nationwide crime sweep, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced.
Other than the 14 alleged gang leaders, police also arrested 334 suspected gang members during the raids, the CIB said in a released statement on April. 9.
Those arrested include an alleged Tiandaoming gang ( ) leader surnamed Ko; two suspected gang leaders from New Taipei, surnames Cheng and Huang; a suspected violent debt collecting ring leader surnamed Chen in Tainan; and two suspected ring leaders from Kaohsiung surnamed Tsai and Tseng, the CIB said.
In the latest sweep, the CIB busted three gangs nationwide. Police departments in New Taipei busted two crime rings, while Taipei, Taichung and Kaohsiung police also busted two each, it noted.
The CIB said the nationwide crime sweep will continue into the future for the maintenance of public order.
The National Police Administration urged nationals not to deal with crime rings in any circumstances and to report criminal activities by calling 110 or 0800-211-511, or by sending an email to cibocd@email. cib.gov.tw with any information they might have.