Six arrested in joint raid on illegal workers Police yesterday arrested four illegal workers and two employers in a joint operation with the Labour Department. Two mainland men, aged 22 and 33, and a female Indonesian domestic worker, 20, were arrested following raids at a waste-paper collection company and a retail shop. Another mainlander was arrested at a curtain company. All three premises were in Wan Chai. Two employers, aged 41 and 49, from the waste-paper company and the curtain company were also arrested. 18 detained in connection with diesel distribution Customs officers ended a week-long operation against an illegal diesel-distribution gang by arresting 16 men and two women, aged 16 to 53, in Nai Wai, Tuen Mun. All of the suspects were believed to be members of an underground diesel gang that operated 25 illegal oil stations in Nai Wai. Officers also seized 36,700 litres of undeclared fuel that would have carried duty worth $143,000. Man badly beaten outside video centre A man was critically injured when he was attacked by seven men outside a video games centre in Mongkok. Police said the victim, 28, bumped into three men on his way to the toilet and a dispute broke out. Four other men joined in, taking the victim outside the centre in Dundas Street, where he was severely beaten. He was taken to Kwong Wah Hospital in a critical condition. Noice barriers proposed for Fanling Highway A 600-metre noise barrier will be built along both sides of the eastbound flyover of the Fanling Highway. The government has also proposed building 1.7km noise barriers along the central divider and on both sides of the Fanling Highway near Choi Yuen Estate. Anyone who objects to the proposals should write to the Secretary for Environment, Transport and Works, 16/F Murray Building, Garden Road, Hong Kong, before November 25. 2,500 TO JOIN CANCER WALK About 2,500 people will join the Hong Kong Cancer Fund's annual charity walk in Tai Tam Country Park on November 2 to raise money for cancer research projects, including 'Cantonese Cancer', which affects a small area behind the nose and is common in southern China. Men held over stolen fish Eight men were arrested for taking fish valued at $500 from a private fish pond in Shui Tau Tsuen in Pat Heung, Yuen Long. Fishing nets were also seized from the group, which was detained for further inquiries.