fishermen find body of torture victim in lake Police are investigating the death of a man whose half-naked body was found in a water catchment in Ha Pak Nai, Lau Fau Shan, by three fishermen yesterday. Police said the man, aged between 30 and 40, had been dead for three days. They found cuts on both his wrists and bruises in his armpit, indicating he was probably tortured. A postmortem examination will be carried out today. police raid thai gambling operation in kowloon city Officers from the anti-gambling squad raided an underground casino in Kowloon City that catered for Thai nationals in Hong Kong, police said. Twenty-six Thais, including a woman who is believed to be the operator, were arrested when officers of the Special Duty Squad of Sau Mau Ping and Kowloon City raided a flat in Har Wong Road at 4.30pm after receiving a tip-off. agents brawl over buyers at yuen long development Police arrested seven agents of two property agencies after a fistfight broke out over potential buyers outside Serveno Verde in Tai Tong Road, Yuen Long, on the first day of sales of flats in the development. The seven, aged between 20 and 39, punched and kicked each other shortly after 11am. They suffered minor bruises to their face and cuts to their hands and legs. Five of them were treated at Tuen Mun Hospital. All seven were later released on $1,000 bail. diver hurt by boat as she comes up to the surface A diving instructor, 29, was seriously injured when her left shoulder was hit by the propeller of her speedboat as she was surfacing in waters off Sai Kung. Police said the diver, surnamed Ho, had been diving for about an hour with three friends. After the accident, they rushed her to Tseung Kwan O Hospital. She was later transferred to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, where her condition was listed as serious last night. fish punctures man's leg at stanley beach A young man had the shock of his life when a palm-sized fish attacked him and bit his leg as he was swimming in Stanley Main Beach. The 24-year-old was taking a dip with several friends when the fish, of unknown variety, attacked him at about 3.15pm. With his leg bleeding from the bite, he swam to shore and shouted for help. His friends called for an ambulance after giving him first aid. He was rushed to Eastern Hospital where doctors stopped the bleeding and treated the wound before releasing him. police guard security van after cyclist run down A 55-year-old cyclist was critically injured last night after being knocked down by a security van in Tseung Kwan O. Heavily armed policemen were sent to guard the van which had collected a large cash shipment. The cash was later transferred to another van. Police said Law Kwong-leung was cycling down Tung Chun Street at 6.20pm when he was knocked down by the van, which was turning in from Bo Yat Road. The 50-year-old van driver was later questioned by police officers. nurse jumps to her death A nurse, 35, leapt to her death from her 13th floor flat in Sau Kei Wan in what police believe to be a suicide case. Wong Ngai-wei, who worked for a private clinic in Central, was found in the back lane of Main Street by a barber who heard a loud bang shortly before 8.15pm.