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  1. Rape suspect goes to court

    Posted Oct 13th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu The man accused of raping two women near a youth hostel in Tai Mo Shan appeared in Tsuen Wan Court yesterday. Faryad Muhammad, 26, was charged with raping two women on a path close to the Sze Lok Yuen youth hostel, Tsuen Wan, on June 13. Muhammad is a Pakistani Hong Kong resident. The charges were read in Cantonese. His lawyer, David Khosa, asked that a Punjabi ...

  2. Briefs

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hospital. Funded university hostel places to be increased Government-funded hostel places for universities will increase by 6,600 this year from last. The University Grants Committee said the shortage of student hostel places is so severe at Hong Kong Baptist University that there will be a shortfall of 1,300 places in the 2014/15 academic year. The grants committee, which ...

  3. Briefs

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at the hostel for the mentally disabled was arrested after the victim was certified dead. Work scheduled on slopes to prevent landslides Work will be done on some 2,700 natural slopes to reduce the risks of potential landslides, the Civil Engineering and Development Department said. Shortage of hostel spaces at universities The lack of places has made it difficult for some universities ...

  4. Stakeout targets suspected IIs

    Posted Jan 05th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police were staking out a hillside in Sha Tin last night in the hope of arresting three suspected illegal immigrants. The men, who were armed with knives, were first spotted climbing into a hostel under renovation near Pau Tau Village at about 9.30am. Suspecting the men were robbers, two decoration workers alerted police. The three suspects fled before they could ...

  5. Mainland prostitutes held in raids

    Posted Apr 27th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Unit, and nine Immigration Department personnel. During the crackdown, officers raided 39 premises, including brothels, love hotels and hostels. Some of the suspected mainland prostitutes were caught soliciting clients in the street. One investigator said some residential units in the district were used as hostels for mainland prostitutes, and two undercover policemen were sent to two ...

  6. Murder probe led to rapist

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... of the Hong Kong Youth Hostel Association, said the Sze Lok Yuen Youth Hostel, where the rape victims were staying, had installed more lights near the entrance after the incident but would not hire security guards to patrol the area at night. The association controls seven youth hostels in the city, all in remote areas. ...

  7. Suspected stun guns seized

    Posted May 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... guns, knuckledusters and bayonets in his hostel room. Van Leuven said he had bought the weapons from vendors who openly displayed them in shopping areas popular with tourists. ...

  8. India cracks down on student initiation rituals

    Posted Jun 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rampant ill-treatment of first-year students. The NGO's affidavit cited several cases of victims who were killed in college hostels or committed suicide after being unable to bear humiliating ... the hostel warden as well as the local police chief. The college principal and the hostel warden will alert their anti-ragging squad set up under the new regulations. The squad is expected to reach ...

  9. City Digest

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... killed in fall during brawl on building site Seven workers were being questioned after a man was killed in a fall during a brawl on a University of Hong Kong student hostel construction site ...

  10. Suspected backpacker rapist taken to sites linked to attack

    Posted Oct 11th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy and Benjamin Wong Three men arrested in past two days in connection with assault near hostel A man suspected of raping two British tourists in Tai Mo Shan in June was taken ... hostel in Tai Mo Shan Country Park, where they were staying. Their attacker, who appeared to be drunk, followed the women for 45 minutes as they made their way back to their youth hostel ...




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