Sau Mau Ping Estate

Man leaps to death after killing wife

A mentally ill man jumped to his death from a 27th floor flat on a Sau Mau Ping estate last night after murdering his wife and seriously injuring his mother and a daughter.

Friday, 4 May, 2012, 12:00am

Bag thief jailed for death of teacher

A bag-snatcher whose botched attack last year led to the death of a well-known ballet teacher was jailed for 10 years yesterday.

Wong Pak-hung, 45, unemployed, pleaded guilty in the Court of First Instance to manslaughter in the death of Mimi Chui Moon-fan (pictured), 44, the principal of the Christine Liao School of Ballet, on July 13 last year, and one count of robbery.

30 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

In Brief

Swine flu kills two

Two elderly men infected with swine flu - an 87-year-old at Queen Mary Hospital and a 75-year-old at Tuen Mun Hospital - died in hospital yesterday, the Centre for Health Protection said. As at 2pm, there were 20 flu patients in intensive care units at public hospitals.

Man held for chopping mother

25 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Ballet teacher critical after robbery

A ballet teacher is fighting for her life after suffering a fractured skull in an attack in Sau Mau Ping.

Mimi Chui Moon-fan, 44, was on her way home to Hiu Lai Court when she was attacked on the Hiu Kwong Street staircase leading to the estate between 11pm and 11.30pm on Thursday, police said.

10 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Son held after elderly man slapped

An elderly man was slapped after telling his 47-year-old son that he planned to marry. The pair were in a park outside Sau Mau Ping Estate around 8.50am when the son allegedly assaulted his father, 71, after being told that he wanted to marry a woman on the mainland. The father was taken to United Christian Hospital and discharged after treatment. Police arrested his son.

30 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Drugs seized at Lam Tin flat

A tip-off led police to seize ketamine and cocaine worth HK$100,000 in a raid on a flat on Ping Tin Estate, Lam Tin, at about 8pm on Monday. Officers arrested a girl, 17, and a man, 58.

Wanted youth caught in ID check

25 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Teacher on charge of sex with 12-year-old girl

A 20-year-old teacher was charged yesterday in Kwun Tong Court with having sex with a 12-year-old girl four times, three times at his home in Yan Tin House in Hing Tin Estate, Kwun Tong, and once in a car park stairwell near Sau Ching House in Sau Mau Ping Estate, also in Kwun Tong. Ian Cheung Yin-hang was charged with four counts of having sex with a child under the age of 13.

6 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

Four more charged in property fraud case

11 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Son beats mother when she tries to wake him

An elderly woman was beaten with a stick by her 32-year-old son at their home in Sau Mau Ping yesterday. Law Tin-ying, 69, had been trying to wake her unemployed son in their Sau Mau Ping Estate flat at about 10am. 'Her son lost his temper and hit her with a metre-long wooden stick,' a police spokeswoman said. The woman suffered injuries to her right leg and called police.

15 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Protester pleads guilty to poking officer's specs

15 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

elderly man commits suicide

Firemen found a 70-year-old man dead in his home in Sau Yee House at Sau Mau Ping Estate after neighbours complained of a smell coming from the flat. Police said a suicide note was found. A man in his 30s was found unconscious in a Temple Street flat in Yau Ma Tei. He was confirmed dead after being taken to hospital.

25 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Believers take gods on protest march

Sau Mau Ping residents fight to save three temples doomed by a road to a housing estate

Hundreds of Sau Mau Ping residents took statues of their deities from their temples to a protest in Central yesterday to demand that the government not demolish three Buddhist and Taoist temples that have protected them for decades.

20 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Deities have given 40 years of good advice and healing

News of the power of the three temples on a Sau Mau Ping hillside has been spreading by word of mouth since their inception in 1964, says temple leader Wong Wah.

Mr Wong, 80, who witnessed the building of the temples - Tai Sing Temple, the Temple of Guan Yin and the Shing Wong Temple - said the location on Anderson Road in Sau Mau Ping, Kwun Tong, was decided by the gods.

20 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Death no deterrent as another 6,000 queue in the heat

The death of an 82-year-old woman during a chaotic rice handout on Friday did nothing to deter 6,000 old people from joining queues for the final giveaways of the Hungry Ghost festival.

4 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Police arrest man in connection with recent burglaries

Updated at 4.39pm: Police have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with a series of burglar cases in Sau Mau Ping, a spokesman said on Friday.

The spokesman said officers arrested the man at Sau Yin House in Sau Mau Ping Estate on Wednesday.

The man is a suspect in at least 10 burglary cases which occurred between November last year and this month.

12 Aug 2005 - 12:00am