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Total Number of Gang Members Nationwide

Total Number of Gang Members Nationwide

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Total number of gang members nationwide: 40,313 Malay: 1,923 Chinese: 8,214 Indian: 28,926 Sabah: 329 Sarawak

: 921 Gangs by race Malay: Double 7, Tiga Line, Geng 30 Chinese: Geng 24, Geng 18, Geng 36, Geng 21, Ang Soon Thong, Wah Kee, Sio Sam Ong, PNEH, Hong Hong San, Hai San, Sin Ang Bin, New Cell 20, Jit It Hai, Sio Koon Tong, Gee Lam Kor, Gee Ah Eng, Loh Kuan, Tiang Yee Tong, Geng Leng Hor Indian: Geng 04, Geng 08, Geng 21, Geng 24, Geng 18, Geng 35, Geng 36, Geng 303, Geng Satu Hati Gang 04 Number of members: 5,440 Criminal activities: Smuggling drugs, extortion, vehicle repossession, criminal activity using firearms or dangerous objects Gang 04 was previously known as Hua Kee in the 1980s. After it was taken over by the Indian members, they changed the gang’s name and the crime scope was drug dealing, murder, extortion and robbery. They are active in Kuala Lumpur, Johor, Penang and Kedah. It is believed that Gang 04 has no centralised leadership and operates on a localised grassroots basis. Recently, five of its members were shot dead in a police raid. Gang 08 Number of members: 4,423 This gang was founded in the 70s. The gang members are in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Penang, Perak, Johor, Negeri Sembilan and Malacca. Their activities include drug dealing, collecting protection money and robbery. There is no central leadership for the gang.

They are active in 20 areas located in Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur. Perak and Johor. The other is Gang 18. Geng 21 . Perak and Johor.209 This gang is originated from traditional Chinese organised crime organisations. yellow and red. they are responsible for many of the drug dealings in the country. Tiga Line Number of members: 729 The group identify themselves with the colours green. Kedah and Perak.053 Formed eight years ago. Gang 36 Number of members: 8. It is an offshoot of the long existing Chinese triad Hung Meng Hooi. Active in Selangor.512 It is active in Peninsular Malaysia and mostly made of Indian members. Gang 18 Number of members: 1. Kuala Lumpur. Penang. The group is active in Peninsular Malaysia. inspired by the Rastafari movement in Jamaica. There are a number of Chinese members in Gang 36 but most of them are financial backers involved in real estate and other legal businesses.Double 7 Number of members: 1. Gang 36 became active in the 70s and is said to be one of the two gangs responsible for most of the drug dealings in the country. The number “36” signifies Triads 6. Selangor. Geng 24 Number of members: 758 Geng 24 is active in Selangor. majority of the gang members are Malays with businesses in F&B and entertainment sector.

they operated openly in the area around Bentong. China. and Sarawak.357 Active in Peninsular Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur. The group was believed to be established in the 1940s. The triad also has branches in Australia. Hong Kong. China. Based in Penang. Negeri Sembilan. it’s widely considered to be one of the most powerful triads in the country. Guan Fu Sheng created Sheng Kee in Thailand. In 1998. with a strong presence in the northern states of the peninsula.Number of members: 2. Perak. Thailand. and started in the 19th century. The Philippine Centre on Transnational Crime has stated that while the Wah Kee do not operate as a traditional triad per se. In the 1950s. Sio Sam Ong is currently one of the most active triads in Penang and is believed to be actively involved in politics. Vietnam. In recent times. Wah Kee A secret society based in Malaysia and Singapore. In Singapore. the Sio Sam Ong mostly consists of the ethnic Hokkien group. Malacca.” It’s a leading Chinese triad in Malaysia. Su Guang Hua created the secret society in Singapore while Zhao Guang Heng created Guang Kee in Guangzhou. Pahang. The gang was into . United States. Canada and New Zealand. In 2008. the gang was mainly in Sembawang. they are heavily involved in heroin trafficking in the region. Wah Kee is mainly concentrated in the China Town area. they are mainly in Selangor. an Ang Soon Tong member was sentenced to reformative probation over a clash with members of another secret society. Active since the 50s. and Zhang Xiong Jie created Jie Kee in Vietnam. Sio Sam Ong Literally means “Three Little Emperors. Penang. Singapore. Ang Soon Thong It’s a secret society based in Singapore and Malaysia. According to the Malaysian police. a 19-year old youth was arrested for setting up a website dedicated to the society. Like its counterparts in Singapore and Taiwan.

miners who were members of the Hai San society fought with miners who were members of the Ghee Hin society over the tin-rich fields of Kelian Pauh and Kelian Baru. known as The Chinese Engagement. The Hai San figures prominently in the Larut Wars of 1862-1873 and that headed time by Chung Keng Quee. kidnapping. Sio Sam Ong is one of the offshoots of the Ang Bin Hoay (Society of the Ang People) triad.international drug trafficking. racketeering. Hai San allied with the Penang-based Tokong or Tua Peh Kong society. Many of its top members are still high on the police wanted list. murder. members of whom financed the mining of tin in the Larut area. whose origins can be traced back to the beginnings of the Qing dynasty. Penang. Hai San Hai San originated from Southern China and is a Penang-based Chinese secret society established in 1820. in Sept 1992 . In 1825 it was led by Low Ah Chong and with Ho Ah Kow as its titular head. and loan sharking It gained notoriety with the slaying of six people in Taman Bersatu. At Larut. the remains were exhumed from unmarked graves in Mount Erskine. There were five members executed for betraying the triad. Sungai Petani. The fighting between the two societies was brought to an end with the signing of a treaty between the two parties in 1874. The society started out mostly with Cantonese and pro-Ghee Hin members but by1854 they were absorbed by the Wah Sang society and become almost exclusively Hakka and anti-Ghee Hin. Ang Bin Hoay is the Hokkien pronunciation of Hung Meng Hooi. At that time the society’s headquarters was located at Beach Street. The two warring factions also clashed in Selangor. The warfare between the Hai San and Ghee Hin brought tin mine production to a standstill. extortion. . The members were involved in at least 10 murders in the state in the late 80s and early 90s.

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