detective faces charge of perverting justice
A detective will appear in Kowloon City Court today after the ICAC accused him of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice. Wai Ka-ming, 37, was charged along with pub operator Chak Tsan-wing and Gary Lam Wai-ho. Chak had pleaded guilty earlier, while Lam failed to appear in court. A warrant was issued for his arrest.
tatami fans recalled for potentially serious fault
Mitsubishi has warned some of its Tatami fans contain a potentially dangerous fault - a plastic cover that could cause wiring damage. Consumers are being asked to take them to service centres for inspection and replacement by November 7. The fans affected are models R12-ZF (with serial numbers 30300001-30504500), R12-ZG (serial numbers 31200001-31200020 and 40200001-40602293) and R12-ZH (serial numbers 50500001-50500500).
jail for entry fraud
Businessman Chu Kim-sing, 46, was jailed for five months by a Sha Tin magistrate for helping a mainland woman use another person's travel document to enter Hong Kong. The woman was sentenced to four months' jail for making false representations.
crash victims in coma
A motorcyclist, 24, and his female passenger, 25, were in comas after their motorbike crashed into a stationary maintenance truck on the Tsing Kwai Highway outside Modern Terminals.
van strikes nurse
A 26-year-old nurse was fighting for her life in hospital after being knocked down by a van in the car park of Hong Kong Eye Hospital in Argyle Street, Kowloon City, as she walked to her vehicle.
There was no winner of the first prize in last night's draw. The numbers were 23, 26, 27, 29, 30 and 45. The extra number was 18. Two tickets each won the second prize of $864,140.