police seize illegal satellite TV decoders A factory making illegal satellite television decoders in Shamshuipo was raided and about 150 decoders and more than 500 smart cards used for cracking satellite TV encryption codes seized. The haul was valued at $450,000. Two men, an alleged gang leader aged 42 and a 29-year-old, were arrested during the raid on Thursday evening by anti-triad detectives on two units at a building in Yu Chau Street. Hoods and 15 knives were also seized. A third man is being sought. The factory is the biggest one of its kind yet found by police, who believe it was run by the 14K triad. The head of the operation, Chief Inspector Kevin Sin Chi-sing, said the timing of the raid - in the middle of the soccer World Cup finals - was a coincidence. driver held after hitting taxi at red light A 28-year-old driver was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after his car rammed into the back of a taxi in Kowloon Tong. Both drivers needed hospital treatment. The taxi had stopped for a red light at the junction of Waterloo and Hereford roads. Meanwhile, the 21-year-old driver of a Mercedes-Benz suffered head injuries when the car crashed into the central divider, knocked down a fire hydrant, and overturned in the westbound lane of Island Eastern Corridor outside City Garden, North Point, just before midnight on Thursday. The hydrant struck a car travelling in the opposite direction but its driver was unhurt. Report submitted on cable car problem The operator of the Ngong Ping cable car system, Skyrail, has submitted to the government preliminary findings of its investigation into a fault during a trial run last Saturday. The problem, which managers blamed on computer programming, left 500 passengers stranded in mid-air for two hours. The government will monitor tests by Skyrail to confirm the cause of the problem and any improvements needed. pedestrians knocked over A driver, 25, who knocked down two pedestrians after allegedly jumping a red light at the junction of Prince Edward Road West and Junction Road, Kowloon City, claimed the brakes of his car had failed. The pedestrians were treated at Queen Elizabeth Hospital. 11 suffer food poisoning Eleven people suffered suspected food poisoning after eating at the Lai Chi Kok branch of the Super Star Seafood Restaurant on Wednesday. boy held for burning seat A 13-year-old Form One pupil was arrested for allegedly using a cigarette lighter to burn a seat on a New World First Bus in Shau Kei Wan. A passenger notified the police. falling gate hits guard A security guard was injured when a metal gate fell on him at a tyre shop in Dai Wang Street, Tai Po.