City Digest, September 18, 2012
Boss jailed for giving false address on poll
A company owner, Lui Sze-kwok, was jailed for four months yesterday for giving a false address to voter registration officials before November's District Council election. Liu, 41, was found guilty at Kowloon City Court of knowingly making a false statement.
39-year-old arrested after rape in Wan Chai
Police arrested a 39-year-old on suspicion of raping a woman in Wan Chai. The victim, 36, said she was taken to a Lockhart Road flat after a night out in Lan Kwai Fong with two men and two women early on Monday. The 39-year-old suspect was arrested at his Tseung Kwan O flat.
Lawmaker appeals to UN over activist's death
Lee Cheuk-yan, lawmaker and chairman of the Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China, flew to Geneva last night to complain to the UN about the death of mainland activist Li Wangyang . Lee said there were many doubts about the autopsy report.
Maid's employer sent to jail for sex attacks
A restaurant owner was jailed for 81/2 years for raping and molesting his Indonesian domestic helper while his girlfriend and son were sleeping next door. Man Sing-bun, 37, was earlier convicted unanimously of a count of rape and two counts of molestation by a High Court jury.
2,494 miss out on interchange discount
Some 2,494 Octopus cards did not receive an interchange discount of HK$8,700 in total, the MTR said. It affected passengers boarding at Tai Po Market station from 6am to 9am on Friday, after using the free connecting bus services K12, K14, K17 and K18. They will be compensated and given a single-journey ticket as gifts.
No one won the first prize in last night's draw. The numbers were 15, 26, 27, 38, 42 and 43. The extra number was 39. Four tickets won the second prize of HK$1,947,100. Third prize paid HK$64,000.