14th case of imported dengue fever this year A case of imported dengue fever was reported by the Centre for Health Protection yesterday after tests confirmed a 32-year-old woman had contracted the illness. The woman, who lives in Sha Tin, developed fever and muscle pain on June 29 and was admitted to a private hospital on July 3. She was discharged on July 5. The woman had been in Singapore with a colleague between June 20 and 23, and in Australia alone between June 23 and 28. Her colleague had no symptoms. It is the 14th case of imported dengue fever this year, against 31 cases last year. Five held after offering woman spiritual blessing Police arrested a gang of two men and three women offering spiritual blessings in connection with a street deception case in Aberdeen. Police said a 60-year-old woman was approached and persuaded to go home, collect her cash and valuables and take them to South Horizons in Aberdeen for a spiritual blessing by the gang. The woman's husband reported the case to police. The victim suffered no loss. The suspects, aged between 33 and 38, were arrested for conspiracy to defraud. They were being held for questioning last night. Woman fights off burglar Police were hunting a burglar who fled empty-handed after being fought off by the woman owner of the Mai Po village house he had broken into. The suspect, in his 20s, wearing military camouflage and armed with a toy gun, broke into the house at about 7am, police said. The 53-year-old owner fought with him after realising the gun was a toy. The man then fled. The woman suffered an injury to her right eye. Train station thief arrested A 46-year-old man was arrested in the Hung Hom railway station for attempted theft on the first day of a three-day operation targeting indecent assault and theft at stations. Officers followed the man when they saw him behaving suspiciously at Sheung Shui station. They arrested him when he tried to steal a camera from a passenger at Hung Hom station. He was being held for questioning last night. Warning on slimming tablets Health officials warned people not to buy or use two brands of slimming products - J-minus and Jelimel capsules - which had been found to contain sibutramine, a drug ingredient that can cause side effects such as a dry mouth, nausea and a quickened heart rate. Man jailed for drugs funding In the District Court, a Hong Kong man was sentenced to 18 months' jail, suspended for three years, for providing HK$1.85 million for a drug factory in Fiji. Choi Sui-hey, 41, was convicted earlier on a charge of dealing in cash connected to the making of the party drug Ice in Fiji. Woman hit crossing track A woman was knocked down by a Light Rail Transit vehicle while crossing the track in Tin Shui Wai station at about 9am. The woman was taken to hospital with head injuries. The rail service was disrupted for about 10 minutes. Vandals strike in Mong Kok Two vandals released about 20 toads, smashed windows and poured red paint on two adjacent mobile phone shops in Sincere Plaza in Argyle Street, Mong Kok, before fleeing yesterday afternoon. No one was injured.