six accused in child's chopping back in court Six defendants appeared in Tsuen Wan Court yesterday for a second hearing on the chopping of seven-year-old Shum Ho-yin on August 25 in Tsuen Wan. The boy's stepmother, Hung Man-yee, 20, and three men, Ng Tak-wing, 47, Jacky Yeung Sing-kwong, 25, and a 16-year-old student - have jointly been charged with a count of conspiring together to attack the boy. Separately, Tsang Ho-wai, 22, and another 16-year-old student have been jointly charged with the same offence. All of them were remanded in custody until October 28. scuba school sued over diver's death A scuba-diving school is being sued for negligence and breach of duty after a customer died on a National Day dive expedition three years ago. Teacher Chou Shuk-yee, 28, died on a dive tour organised by the Pro-Dive Education Centre at Sai Kung. suspected triads held over protection payment Six suspected triad members were arrested for extortion after an undercover police officer working on a Lantau construction site handed them more than $280,000 as protection money in a Tung Chung restaurant. Police said two were apprehended when they took the money in the Fu Tung Shopping Centre. The other four surrendered later. sex attack charges A 40-year-old man suspected of attacking a number of schoolgirls in Yuen Long will appear in Eastern Court this morning on seven counts of indecent assault. mark six There was one winner of the $45,986,230 first prize in last night's draw. The numbers were 11, 14, 20, 24, 25 and 35. The extra number was 33. Thirteen tickets each won second prize of $384,195. Third prize paid $41,105.