During an anti-smuggling operation off Shazhou yesterday, the small boat team of the Marine Police was maliciously rammed into the right stern by Da Fei, causing it to overturn and sink. Female Senior Inspector Lin Wanyi fell into the sea and disappeared.
Entering the second day, various government departments continued to search the Longgutan area today (26th), including dispatching frogmen and using aerial cameras.
The marine police speedboat that once drifted into inland waters is now inspected at the Stonecutters Island Government Dockyard.
On Saturday (25th) a four-person team was patrolling off Shazhou and found that a speedboat was suspected of smuggling frozen meat, so it stopped and searched, but the other party escaped at high speed and the police speedboat followed and pursued it. At that time, there were a lot of moorings on the sea. The ships, the two sides then interspersed and chased between the ships.
After that, the police speedboat was hit by a smuggling big fly and hit the right stern. The impact force caused the entire speedboat to overturn and all four policemen on board fell into the sea.
Two of the marine police swam out of the water on their own, but Lin Wanyi and another colleague were trapped under the speedboat.
At that time, there was another marine police support boat nearby. Upon seeing this, the marine police immediately jumped into the sea and dived under the boat to rescue one of them. However, the water at the scene was turbulent and turbid. Female Senior Inspector Lin Wanyi was suspected of being torn away by the current. Found.
The three injured police officers were a foreign senior inspector with bruises on his left chest, left back and left hip; a police chief had a neck sprain, a bruise on his right arm and a bruise on his right knee; and a police officer left with bruises. Bruise on back and right hip.
They are currently staying in Tuen Mun Hospital.
▼▼Marine police boat anti-boat 1 missing and 3 injured▼▼