In Brief

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 26 February, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 26 February, 2011, 12:00am

Mainland returns murder suspect

A 52-year-old murder suspect was returned to Hong Kong by the Jiangxi Public Security Bureau. He is suspected of murdering a 73-year-old man found dead in a flat in Tseng Tau Tsuen, Sai Kung, in November. He is also suspected of being involved in a HK$3 million burglary. He fled to Jiangxi in December.

Man charged over stolen gate

Delivery worker Chan King-fan, 37, was charged in Kowloon City Court with stealing a metal security gate from a tenement block in Shantung Street, Mong Kok, earlier this week. He was arrested after police reviewed security camera footage and traced him to a recycling shop where he allegedly tried to sell a number of such metal gates. The case was adjourned to March 2. Chan was remanded in custody.

Gaming group chief in court

Theodore Cheng Chee Tock, 61, nephew of former National People's Congress vice-chairman Cheng Siwei, appeared in Eastern Court charged with failing to declare his interest in a property that he induced his company to buy. Cheng is the chairman of online gaming operator CY Foundation Group. The case was adjourned to May 6.

Suspended jail for drink-driver

Yuen Kwok-por, 49, who was drink-driving when he crashed his minibus into railings on Prince Edward Road East in December, injuring six passengers, was jailed for three months, suspended for two years, in Kwun Tong Court. He was also banned from driving for 15 months and fined HK$15,000.