City Digest, January 11, 2013

PUBLISHED : Friday, 11 January, 2013, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 11 January, 2013, 3:55am


Wild boar piglet captured after chase

A wild boar piglet was caught in Sha Tin yesterday after it fell into a nullah while being chased by workers from the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department. The boar, weighing about 2kg, was one of four seen on a Hung Mui Kuk hillside.

Truck driver held for dangerous driving

A dump-truck driver, 64, was arrested for dangerous driving causing death after his vehicle hit an 80-year-old man in Tai Po.

Arsonist torches 11 cars and 2 vans

Eleven cars and two delivery vans were damaged in an arson attack in Tuen Mun. No one was injured. Police said one of the cars had been reported stolen.

Hunt for teenager after girl reports rape

Police launched a manhunt after a 15-year-old claimed she was raped on Wednesday at the home of an 18-year-old in Tin Tsz Estate, Tin Shui Wai.

Trader wants HK$3.3m over spoilt lobsters

A trader filed a claim at the High Court seeking compensation for more than HK$3.3 million after a shipment of lobsters held by customs turned rotten. Seven crew members were earlier acquitted of smuggling.

Kwok's motion fails to get support

Legislators vetoed a motion by Dennis Kwok Wing-hang of the Civic Party urging the government to uphold "one country, two systems", and safeguard the rule of law and judicial independence.

Probe into Happy Valley food poisoning

The Centre for Health Protection has launched an inquiry after six women and four men developed symptoms of food-poisoning after dining on the fifth floor at Happy Valley Racecourse.

Mark Six

There were no winners of the first or second prizes in last night's draw. The winning numbers were 2, 9, 24, 34, 41, 45. The extra number was 48. Third prize was won by 73 tickets and paid HK$56,350.