Police in Guangdong Province, Hong Kong and Macao recently launched a two-day joint crackdown on cross-border crimes to improve social security.
In this campaign, Guangdong police, in collaboration with Hong Kong and Macao, cracked over 300 criminal cases, over 430 public security-related cases, detaining over 690 and over 790 suspects respectively. More than 60 kilograms of drugs, 6 guns and over 540 bullets have been seized.
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The crackdown actually is part of “Leting 17”, an annual joint campaign by Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao police to fight against cross-border crimes.
Among the cases, Shenzhen and Hong Kong police have worked together and caught a cross-border gun smuggling gang, arresting more than 30 suspects, 10 of which are from Hong Kong, and seizing 310 guns and 4,020 plumbs.
Foshan police has cooperated with Hong Kong police in cracking a telecommunication fraud gang. More than 10 suspects were arrested and 20 bank cards valuing over 300,000 yuan were seized.
Guangdong Provincial Public Security Department said that they will continue to cooperate with Hong Kong and Macao police to protect peace and orderliness in society.