Trial over Edison Chen photos A computer technician will be tried in October for allegedly dishonestly accessing the computer of singer-actor Edison Chen Koon-hei, which led to the release of celebrities' sex photos on the internet. Prosecutors plan to call 12 witnesses during the trial, scheduled to start on October 6 at Eastern Court. Sze Ho-chun, 23, who worked at a Central computer store, has denied three counts of accessing a computer with dishonest intent in the first six months of 2006. Murders up 11 on last year Police reported 14 murders in the first three months of the year, 11 more than last year. But Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong said crime and violence cases dropped by 6.1 per cent and 4.9 per cent, respectively, due mainly to fewer thefts and serious assaults. Seizures of cannabis and Ice dropped by almost 100 per cent, and the number of mainland illegal immigrants fell from 107 to 42. Children sent to orphanage Three children, aged between three and 10, were sent to an orphanage after their father, 64, and mother, 44, were arrested on Wednesday evening for fighting at their home on Yue Wan Estate, Chai Wan. Lucky escape in boat plunge A mainland worker escaped serious injury when he fell off a cargo boat and landed on a lighter berthed beside it off Western at about 5.30am. The man, 31, was in stable condition in Queen Mary Hospital. Mark Six No one won the first prize in last night's draw. The numbers were 8, 12, 13, 25, 31 and 35. The extra number was 21. Ten tickets each won second prize of HK$146,585. Third prize paid HK$27,720.