us jails HK man for trying to smuggle military gear A Hong Kong man has been sentenced by a court in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to 14 months' jail for trying to smuggle military equipment from the US. William Lam Wai-lim, 33, was arrested in October after he bought five weapons scopes for US$11,000 from an undercover agent and tried to ship the scopes to Hong Kong. Lam pleaded guilty in December. suspects subdued after policeman draws gun A policeman drew his service revolver in Tuen Mun to apprehend three suspected muggers. The suspects, aged 14, 15 and 43, were arrested in an ambush in Lung Mun Road after police waited for them for 21/2 hours. After a brief chase, the 15-year-old pulled out a fruit knife, which he pointed at police. One of the officers then drew his gun, and subdued the suspects. Officers are investigating whether the three are linked to recent street robberies in the area. man leaps from flat onto bus and dies A 67-year-old man died after he leapt from a block of flats and struck the roof of a Kowloon Motor Bus double-decker in Sham Shui Po. He was taken to Caritas Medical Centre, where doctors declared him dead at 10.30am. The roof of the double-decker was partly dented and its upper deck windscreen cracked. No one in the vehicle was hurt. Police said the man had been suffering from an illness. hk resident, 83, hit by motorbike in shenzhen An 83-year-old Hong Kong resident suffering a serious fracture was found unconscious under a flyover near Buji in Shenzhen on Friday night, having apparently been hit by a motorcycle. He was transferred from Shenzhen Buji Renkang hospital to North District Hospital after being identified as Hung Fei by his Hong Kong identity card. He lived alone in a hostel for the elderly in Fanling. fanny law to co-operate with institute inquiry Independent Commission Against Corruption commissioner Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun said she would co-operate fully with the commission of inquiry into allegations of government meddling in the affairs of the Hong Kong Institute of Education. Mrs Law, a former permanent secretary for education and manpower, said she would also submit documents requested by the commission of inquiry.