Two men detained after stun gun seized
Police seized a high-voltage stun gun and arrested two men, aged 33 and 49, in Mongkok yesterday. The arrests were made after officers intercepted the men during a routine stop-and-search exercise at the junction of Maple Street and Lai Chi Kok Road at 11.30am. Police said the older man had the stun gun tucked into his trousers. The pair were being held at Mongkok police station for questioning last night but no charges had been laid.
Drink-driving arrests for two involved in accident
Two alleged drink-drivers were arrested after a three-vehicle crash in Tai Tong Road, Yuen Long, at 2.30am. The men, both 20, were uninjured but the third driver, 26, was injured along with his three women passengers. They have been discharged from Tuen Mun Hospital. The two alleged drink-drivers have been released on bail of $5,000 each.
Hit-and-run driver hunted
A driver was being hunted by police after a van knocked down a 50-year-old pedestrian in a hit-and-run incident at the junction of Luard Road and Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, at 12.30am. The man was treated at Ruttonjee Hospital and discharged.
Inmate expels drugs
Police were called to Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre when the Correctional Services Department received a tip-off that a man being admitted had swallowed drugs. The inmate eventually expelled nine packets of suspected Dormicum, a sedative.
prisoner commits suicide
A 53-year-old man serving a life sentence for murder committed suicide in his cell at Stanley Prison by hanging himself with torn bed sheets.
chopped Man stable
A 33-year-old man was in a stable condition in United Christian Hospital after he was chopped by two youths in Hong Ning Road, Kwun Tong, at 12.30am.
One ticket won first prize of $14,523,035. The numbers were 11, 23, 31, 32, 33 and 40. The extra number was 49. No one won second prize. Third paid $23,440.