A former Triad gangster has taken up a new role as a Methodist minister for churches on Merseyside.

The Reverend Kim Goh, 62, turned to Christianity while serving a prison sentence for violent crimes committed when he was a Triad gangster.

He was jailed for four years for extortion and causing actual bodily harm and grievous bodily harm.

Mr Goh has been a Methodist minister for 11 years and now serves churches in Maghull, Fazakerley and Old Roan.

He said that when he was a member of the Chinese criminal organisation in the 1980s, he once chased people around Piccadilly Circus in central London with an ice pick and while in the US played Russian roulette.

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