Written by: Deng Haixing and Zhang Jiahao
Last update date: 2021-05-08 06:45
The epidemic has been repeated, and various industries have been hit to varying degrees.
Under the baptism of the epidemic, a fashion shop in Tuen Mun started "selling dog meat with sheep's head" three months ago. It operates a fashion business as usual during the day; after nightfall, the store’s 1,000-square-foot warehouse is transformed into an unlicensed bar. , Strong sound insulation, and strict selection of customers, attracting acquaintances to revel together.
In the early morning of today (8th), during the anti-crime operation code-named "Strong" by the Tuen Mun Police District Anti-Triad Unit, it took 1 minute to "blast the door" to smash the unlicensed bar and arrest the male person in charge with a gang background and 22 alcoholic beverages. Visitors, some people once hid in the attic and covered themselves with quilts in an attempt to avoid eyes and ears.
It is reported that this is the first time that the police smashed an unlicensed bar under the guise of a fashion store.
The fashion shop involved is located on Shek Pai Tau Road, Tuen Mun near Ming Kum Road, with a total area of about 1,500 square feet and a shop floor of about 500 square feet. There are also about 1,000 square feet of warehouse and loft.
It is understood that the business of the fashion store has been affected by the epidemic. The male proprietor with the background of the gang "Xin Nghe An" began to use the thousand-foot warehouse as an unlicensed bar three months ago, and runs the fashion business as usual during the day; evening to early morning Time, let the alcoholic party gather for a carnival.
According to sources, in order to avoid the eyes and ears of the police, the security at the scene is very strict. Except that the shop is completely the same as ordinary shops, CCTV cameras are installed outside the door and on the street. Whenever a stranger is found wandering, the wooden door will be locked immediately. And the iron gate, watch the changes; in addition, the store is also equipped with soundproof cotton and other equipment, you can not hear the noise of the carnival outside; the guests are also introduced by regular customers or friends, and they provide a set of 200 yuan and 6 bottles of wine.
The police started in March this year and launched an operation codenamed "Strong" to continue cracking down on the source of gang income and illegal operations in industrial buildings in Tuen Mun.
In the early morning of today, the anti-triad group of the Tuen Mun Police District and the Special Duty Squad have cracked down on the unlicensed bar on the site and seized a large number of alcoholic beverages and audio-visual equipment.
During the operation, due to the rigorous design of the bar, the police took about 1 minute to break into the house. Six of them were more suspicious of waiting for an opportunity to hide in the attic, and then covered themselves with quilts in an attempt to avoid the police’s eyes and ears, but they were eventually seen through.
During the operation, the 48-year-old male person in charge was arrested on suspicion of "operating an unlicensed bar" and violating the Prevention and Control of Disease (Regulations and Instructions) (Business and Premises) Regulations (Chapter 599F); 9 men and 13 women (15 to 15) A 49-year-old alcoholic was arrested for "drinking in premises without a liquor license" and was charged for violating the Prevention and Control of Disease (Prohibition of Group Gathering) Ordinance (Chapter 599G).
Some of the arrested persons have gang background.
Inspector Mok Cham-fung, the head of the anti-triad team of the Tuen Mun Police District, said that some people used fashion shops to cover up people's eyes and eyes, which made investigations more difficult. He severely condemned lawbreakers for ignoring the law, disregarding public health, and providing illegal places to gather people for fun.
The unlicensed bar involved was concealed by a fashion store, and the surface was no different from a general store.
(Photo by Zhang Jiahao)
The unlicensed bar involved was disguised as a boutique.
(Photo by Zhang Jiahao)
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