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  1. Chopper-wielding fisherman spared jail

    Posted Jun 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong A fisherman who attacked two anti-hawking officers with a chopper during a raid last month was ordered in Eastern Court yesterday to do 240 hours of community service. Principal Magistrate Garry Tallentire spared Ho Pui, 36, from imprisonment, saying the attacks were out of character, the injuries of the two officers were not serious and a sentence of 14 days ...

  2. Six mainlanders paddle in and rob fisherman

    Posted Nov 30th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Six men who are believed to have paddled a raft from Shenzhen to Hong Kong are being sought after a villager was robbed at gunpoint on a Deep Bay beach. Police began searching for the men after a man, 56, was robbed of $280 and his bicycle at ...

  3. Jobless man charged over multiple blades

    Posted Oct 20th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man An unemployed man found with an axe, army knives and long knives was charged with possessing offensive weapons yesterday. Kung Tsz-wai, 29, entered no plea at Sha Tin Court. His alleged stash at Sha Tin Fisherman's New Village on Saturday was said to include 27 steel army knives. He was remanded in custody, while his case was adjourned to November 30. ...

  4. Autopsy today on mystery remains

    Posted Dec 24th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A postmortem examination will be carried out today on a headless and limbless torso found floating off the Star Ferry pier in Central on Saturday. The torso was spotted by a 60-year-old fisherman at about 4.30pm. Police are treating the case as suspicious. The body's head and arms appeared to have been severed with a sharp instrument and the body below the waist ...

  5. Child's headless body found in sea off Tai O

    Posted Feb 04th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police are investigating the death of a toddler whose headless and naked body was found in the sea near Tai O on Lantau Island yesterday. The body of the girl, thought to be aged about two, was spotted by a fisherman. It was floating off a rocky area near the old police station in Shek Tsai Po Street at about 10.45am. The body was taken to the beach and covered ...

  6. Hawker tried to 'scare' officers with chopper

    Posted Jun 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong A fisherman yesterday admitted attacking two anti-hawker officers with a chopper, saying he was trying to scare them and to recover seized seafood. Eastern Court heard that Ho ... their injuries were 'accidental' but Principal Magistrate Garry Tallentire said the fisherman intentionally attacked the officers with a chopper, a weapon capable of a fatal blow. He said he ...

  7. City Briefs

    Posted Jul 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Court today. Fisherman rescued A 36-year-old mainland fisherman was saved by a Government Flying Service helicopter near Waglan Island. It went to the man's rescue at 7am after receiving ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Feb 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... near Chui Tung Au in the park at about 9.10am. Police believe the seven men and one woman, aged 21 to 42, came from the mainland. They were being held for questioning last night. Fisherman electrocuted A fisherman, 45, was electrocuted when he touched a generator on board his boat berthed at a public pier in Praya Street, Cheung Chau. Police said there were no suspicious circumstances. ...

  9. Judge orders charge rethink

    Posted Dec 31st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Angel Lau A judge yesterday asked the Director of Public Prosecutions to step in and bring an appropriate charge against a mainland fisherman caught with two suspected stolen fung shui trees. District Court judge Chua Fi-lan said there was circumstantial evidence to suggest Lee Chiu-sang, 19, conspired to steal two Buddhist pine trees. She rejected the explanation of senior ...

  10. Child's headless body found in sea

    Posted Jul 25th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... Agnes Lam and Martin Wong A postmortem examination will be conducted today on the headless body of a child found floating in the sea at the weekend. The gender of the child and cause of death were still not known yesterday. The body, with a four-metre nylon rope wrapped around its waist, was found off Castle Peak Power Station in Tuen Mun by a fisherman shortly after 4pm ...




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