City Digest, October 31, 2012

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 31 October, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 31 October, 2012, 3:19am


Depressed law don cleared of shoplifting

A Chinese University assistant law professor was cleared of shoplifting because Magistrate Joseph To Ho-shing ruled she had been suffering from anxiety and depression. Rita Cheung Siu-wa, 35, was acquitted in Eastern Court of three counts of theft. She was arrested in May and October last year for stealing fruit and vegetables from Apita supermarket in Taikoo Shing and clothes from Marks & Spencer. She had pleaded not guilty. The court heard she broke up with her fiancé hours after buying her engagement ring.

Raids nab 8 suspected triads over chopping

Eight suspected members of the Wo Shing Wo triad were arrested over the chopping of two men in a Sheung Shui pub on Saturday.

Police hurt subduing knife-wielding man

Three police were slightly hurt subduing an unstable man with a knife in Wong Tai Sin.

Experts rule out relic of Wellington Battery

A seawall unearthed on an MTR construction site in Admiralty was not a relic of the Wellington Battery according to experts, development minister Paul Chan Po-po told lawmakers.

Mark Six

There was no first prize winner. The numbers were 1, 20, 28, 30, 34 and 40. The extra was 19. The second prize of HK$1,051,830 was won by 3.5 tickets. Third prize paid HK$59,860.