City Digest, December 12, 2012

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 12 December, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 12 December, 2012, 3:28am

Coroner adjourns inquest into girl's death

The inquest into the death of four-year-old Kathleen Ngai Lok-ching, whose body was found by police on the podium of Wah Kwai Estate, Aberdeen, on December 7 last year, was adjourned indefinitely yesterday. The Coroner's Court heard earlier that the girl was believed to have climbed out of the kitchen window of her flat and fallen while her mother was out.

Passenger held over 50 stun guns in luggage

A 27-year-old man en route to Africa was arrested at the airport after 50 stun guns were found in his luggage. The stun guns were found as the African man went through a security check in the airport's transit lounge at about 12.05am, police said.

Smuggler arrested after 8km sea chase

Marine police arrested a 31-year-old mainland man and seized 51 boxes of live lobsters worth about HK$300,000 from a speedboat after an eight-kilometre chase from Lau Fau Shan to Lung Kwu Tan, Tuen Mun, on Monday night.

Worker dies in warehouse accident

Police and the Labour Department are investigating the death of a 54-year-old worker found collapsed in a Ping Che Road warehouse in Ta Kwu Ling. Officers are investigating whether he was hit by a tin-sheet roll he was moving.

Police deliver report on deadly Mong Kok blaze

Police submitted to the Coroner's Court on Monday the full report of their year-long investigation into the Mong Kok blaze on November 30 last year, which claimed the lives of nine people and injured 34 others. Officers have built a scale model of the Fa Yuen Street buildings and booths involved in the blaze.

Mark Six

No one won the first or second prizes in last night's draw. The numbers were 2, 15, 28, 41, 42, and 49 and the extra number 24. Third prize paid HK$109,030.