In Brief

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 14 June, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 14 June, 2008, 12:00am

HK$1.1m in betting slips seized

Police seized betting records amounting to more than HK$1.1 million in a public housing flat in Tin Tsz Estate, Tin Shui Wai. A woman, 43, was arrested on suspicion of bookmaking for soccer and horse racing. She was still being questioned. Officers said a tip-off led police to raid the flat, allegedly used as an illegal betting centre, at about 9.15pm on Thursday.

Driver escapes serious injury

A motorist escaped serious injury yesterday when his car hit railings and toppled on its side at Tsuen Kam Interchange at the junction of Texaco Road North and Wai Tsuen Road in Tsuen Wan at about 6.30am. The man, 43, was treated at the scene and passed a breathalyser test. Separately, four people were injured when two trucks collided in Tuen Mun Road near Cafeteria Beach at about 2.15am.

Woman jumps to her death

A woman, 55, jumped to her death from her flat in Wang Kwong Building in Ngau Tau Kok Road, Ngau Tau Kok, two months after her 21-year-old son, an alleged drug user with money problems, leaped to his death from the same building. Police said a suicide note was found.

Workers cut by glass panel

Four workers were injured when a 2.3 metre by 3.3 metre glass panel they were fixing at a shopping centre broke into pieces in Yeung Uk Road, Tsuen Wan, at about 4pm. The four men, aged between 34 and 48, were treated for cuts at Yan Chai Hospital.

Trio arrested for fighting

Police arrested three people after they fought in a Yee Kuk Street flat in Sham Shui Po early yesterday. The scuffle broke out when a woman, 28, had a heated argument with her boyfriend, 45, over their relationship at about 1am. Her sister, 24, joined the fight.