Hong Kong police crackdown on triads, seize $690,000 from gaming dens

Hong Kong police have raided 67 locations in Kowloon East and arrested 58 people suspected of being members of the Sun Yee On triad, with nine of those arrested between the ages of 13 and 16. 

Police also seized HK$690,000 in cash at a gambling den and weapons including knives and metal water pipes. The suspects face charges that include illegal betting, trafficking of dangerous drugs, living on the earnings of prostitution, acting or claiming to be a triad member, robbery and wounding.