3 Chinese nationals arrested with $39M

…as Police dismantle transnational criminal network

An inter-agency intelligence operation on Tuesday led to the arrest of three Chinese nationals – two males and one female.
According to police, the operation, executed at a city hotel, at about 12:40h resulted in the seizure of $39 Million along with an unlicensed 9mm pistol and 15 rounds of matching ammunition.

The gun and cash that were found in the city hotel

According to initial reports, the arrested individuals are suspected members of a transnational criminal network primarily engaged in gold smuggling and other illicit activities. The identities of the suspects have not been disclosed pending further investigation.
The arrested individuals are in police custody pending charges as further investigations continue.