Four arrested in raid on illegal nightclub in TST
Police raided a nightclub in Prat Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui, yesterday and arrested four men for operating a nightclub illegally. Suspected drugs, worth HK$2,000, were also found during the raid. The men were still being questioned last night and no charges had been laid.
Trio suspected of using forged ATM cards
Police arrested three men on suspicion of theft and said they were part of an international gang that used forged cash cards in Hong Kong ATMs to steal money from overseas bank accounts. The men were arrested in Wan Chai and Central. Police seized 40 cards, HK$40,000 and Euro10,500 (HK$105,400) from the trio and in their hotel room in Wan Chai.
Man, 31, arrested for attempted rape of teen
A man was arrested for attempted rape at Tsing Yi Estate in Tsing Yi after police received a call saying a 31-year-old had tried to rape his 15-year-old daughter in a flat there. The girl, who had no visible signs of injury, was sent to hospital for a medical check-up.
Warehouse burglars make off with HK$2.5m in goods
Police are seeking five men in connection with a burglary at a warehouse in Sheung Shui in which cameras and computer equipment worth HK$2.5 million was stolen.
Education Bureau offers alternative degree
The Yi Jin Diploma Programme was launched by the Education Bureau to offer an alternative option for Form Six school leavers and adult learners. The programme, named after the Chinese term for self-improvement, will begin in the coming academic year and will consist of core studies in Chinese, English, maths, liberal studies and communication skills.