Three admit blackmail and false imprisonment

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 15 July, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 15 July, 2009, 12:00am

Three unemployed men who forcibly held and blackmailed a university student and a salesman into paying gambling debts last November admitted their guilt yesterday. Fu Chuen-lai, 19, Yip Hon-ming and Leung Yu-hin, both 20, pleaded guilty in the District Court to charges of false imprisonment, blackmail and theft. A fourth defendant, Fung Chi-hang, 19, unemployed, pleaded not guilty to one count of false imprisonment.