Deaf-mute arrested on suspicion of hawker stall arson attacks
A deaf-mute, 56-year-old restaurant worker has been arrested in connection with a series of arson attacks on hawker stalls in Kam Wa Street and Mong Lung Street in Shau Kei Wan and Marble Road in North Point since December 19. Police said he was identified from a surveillance camera image. He was arrested at a block of flats in Kam Wa Street, where he lives with his wife.
Warning on phoney website
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has issued a warning about the fraudulent website www.manage.bocn-hk.cz.cc, which looks similar to the official site of the Bank of China (Hong Kong). The bank has reported the case to police.
Two arrested for drug possession
Two deliverymen were arrested on suspicion of possessing illegal drugs after being found in a disoriented state on board a parked van in Wo Yi Hop Road, Tsuen Wan. A syringe was found in the vehicle.
Minibus crash injures three
Three women passengers were injured in a collision between two minibuses in Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, at about 6.45am. The two drivers were unhurt and passed a breathalyser test.
Chef, 48, collapses and dies
A 48-year-old chef died in hospital after being found collapsed in the office of Cathay Pacific Catering Services in Catering Road East on Lantau Island.