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  1. Radiologist arrested in painkiller death case

    Posted Aug 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com A senior radiologist was arrested over the death of her godmother, a well-known philanthropist, who overdosed on potent painkillers. Anson Chan Yiu-cheung, the eldest son of Anita Chan Lai-ling, says he was informed by police last month that Dr Yau Yat-yin had been arrested and released on bail. According to two people familiar with the case, a file ...

  2. Study contents to arrest rise in gluten sensitivity

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tracey Furniss Reading product labels while shopping is increasingly common as we become more aware of certain chemicals and preservatives in food that can cause allergies or other illnesses. There are an increasing number of products on our supermarket s ...

  3. Pair arrested in car with suspected ketamine

    Posted Jun 12th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police arrested a driver and his female passenger on suspicion of trafficking in a dangerous drug after intercepting their car and seizing suspected ketamine with a retail value of HK$180,000 in Tsuen Wan yesterday. Acting on a tip-off, officers stopped the car at about 12.30pm, arrested the pair and seized 1.5kg of the drug. A further 650 grams of suspected ...

  4. Depression linked to cardiac arrest risk in heart patients

    Posted Oct 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Almost a third of heart disease patients in the city face an additional risk of death from a heart attack because they have an introverted and depressed personality, a survey suggests. Chinese University researchers say about 31 per cent of Ch ...

  5. Young drug arrests double last year's tally

    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam and Phyllis Tsang Seventy youngsters aged 10 to 15 were arrested for trafficking and possession of dangerous drugs in the first four months of this year- double the number in the same period last year. Latest police figures also show 357 people aged 16 to 20 were arrested for the two offences in the same period, up from 337 last year. The total number of offenders ...

  6. Teenage drug arrests rise 16pc on last year

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The number of teenagers arrested for drug-related crime rose by 16 per cent in the first three months this year, Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong said yesterday. Mr Lee said drug seizures had also gone up. A total of 324 teenagers were arrested between January and March for drug-related offences, compared with 278 in the same period last year- an increase ...

  7. Scores arrested in crackdown

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Police arrested 93 men and 27 women in connection with various cases, including robbery, arson, vandalism, brothels and illegal soccer betting during a joint operation with mainland and Macau law enforcement bodies. In the operation, which began on Friday and ended yesterday, officers seized HK$7 million of soccer betting slips, 7,300 pirated and pornographic movie ...

  8. Raids, one arrest in New World probe

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The anti-triad operation prompted by the vandalism and ram-raid attacks targeting New World Development properties last week continued yesterday with police raids and an arrest ... in the New World Centre. A man and a woman were detained. The woman was released, but the man, 26, was arrested for ketamine possession and was being questioned. The nine people arrested over the New ...

  9. Jump in arrest rates of young drug offenders reflects trafficking trend

    Posted Mar 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Fourteen young drug offenders, including a 13-year-old, were arrested at cross-border control points within the first two months of this year, more than half the number for the whole of last year. Twenty-seven people over the age of 21 were also arrested at the border for drug offences in the first two months of the year, compared with 90 for the whole of last year. ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Arrest over 9kg ketamine seizure Customs officers arrested a 50-year-old man and seized 9kg of ketamine worth HK$1 million in Fanling on Sunday. The man will appear in Fanling Court today. ...




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