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  1. Migrant worker arrested for blog post

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com A 31-year-old migrant worker in Guangdong's Zhongshan city has been arrested in the wake of demonstrations by migrant workers, which led to the lockdown of the Shaxi township for at least two days. Police said the man, originally from Chongqing, was detained for spreading incendiary rumours on his microblogging account. They said ...

  2. 2011 big year for protests and big year for arrests

    Posted Jan 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... arrested in 2011, eight times the number in 2010. In its annual report, the Civil Human Rights Front said at least 416 protesters were arrested last year, 24 of whom were charged. Four of those charged were acquitted and the remaining 20 still faced legal procedures. This compared with about 50 arrests in 2010, it said. A police spokesman declined to comment directly on the report ...

  3. Illegal workers and bosses arrested in raids

    Posted Jul 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporter Immigration officers arrested eight suspected illegal workers and 11 employers in two days of raids this week. A man and four women, aged 21 to 59, were arrested on Monday, ... spokesman said. One of the men arrested held a recognisance form, which prohibits employment, while a woman was suspected of using a forged Hong Kong identity card. Two men and three women, aged 24 ...

  4. Travellers arrested at Macau airport on drug charges

    Posted May 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Patsy Moy Two women who flew in from Malaysia were arrested at Macau airport on suspicion of trafficking drugs they had swallowed. According to Macau media, the two women were sisters. They allegedly swallowed a total of 645 grams of heroin that had been encapsulated in 80 pills. The drugs had a market value of about HK$600,000. The pair arrived from Kuala Lumpur on Friday. A police ...

  5. 16 arrested over child porn on computers

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Scores of police carried out dawn raids on residential addresses across Hong Kong yesterday and arrested 16 people- including three boys and a girl under 18- suspected ... to report back to police next month. Their computers have been seized and are being examined by computer crime experts. The number of people arrested in connection with child pornography offences ...

  6. Police arrest trio after one-hour chase at sea

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... men, aged 42 to 44, were arrested on suspicion of being illegal immigrants. One officer was sent to Ruttonjee Hospital for treatment of an injury to his right shoulder. The marine police's east and south divisions joined the small boat division to carry out the operation. In February, three illegal immigrants were arrested two nautical miles off Waglan Island after marine police ...

  7. 113 arrested after anti-budget protesters clash with police

    Posted Mar 07th 2011, 12:00am by Adrian Wan, Danny Mok, Tanna Chong

    ... Adrian Wan, Tanna Chong, Ng Yuk-hang, Ng Kang-chung and Danny Mok Police last night arrested 113 protesters, including two boys aged 12 and 13, after an anti-budget protest march ended with demonstrations in Central that police broke up with pepper spray. Protesters confronted scores of police and staged a sit-in to block traffic in the middle of Central. Earlier, they joined thousands ...

  8. 20 arrested in Tsim Sha Tsui predawn raids

    Posted Jan 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Twenty people were arrested during pre-dawn drug raids in Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday. The operation was part of a police campaign to crack down on drug use during the Christmas and New Year period. Officers raided a number of clubs and seized 16 grams of ketamine. Among those arrested, two women aged 16 and 31 were held on suspicion of drug trafficking. ...

  9. Video records activist's house-arrest struggles

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu Blind activist Chen Guangcheng, who was put under house arrest as soon as he was released from jail five months ago, has appeared in a video lambasting the 'thuggish measures' taken against his family and vowing he will not be silenced. Rights group China Human Rights Defenders said that Chen and his wife were beaten yesterday after the release of the video. ...

  10. Vietnamese illegal immigrants arrested

    Posted Oct 18th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Three Vietnamese illegal immigrants who said they were suffering from Aids were arrested at a Kwai Chung pier on Saturday. The trio, aged 35 to 37, were seen by a security guard at Terminal 6 at 11pm. They initially resisted arrest but were finally subdued and taken to Princess Margaret Hospital. Police believed they had hidden on a cargo vessel. ...




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