CIB nabs 14 gang lead­ers in lat­est crime crack­down

The China Post - - LOCAL -

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. with any in­for­ma­tion they might have.

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