Construction worker jailed for acid attack on family members A construction worker who attacked his parents and three other family members with acid in a dispute about the family's mainland house was jailed for 21/2 years yesterday. Hui Wa-shan, 47, and his wife visited his parents in Shau Kei Wan on September 4 to discuss the distribution of the property. Hui splashed the acid on his parents when the debate became heated and also injured his younger brother, his wife and their son. All family members suffered eye injuries but have recovered without permanent injury. District Court Judge Douglas Yau Tak-hong passed the sentence after considering Hui's positive background report, in which he admitted his guilt and expressed his remorse. Four men arrested over spree of village burglaries Police arrested four men in Sha Tin over their alleged roles in a series of burglaries and robberies in village blocks in Sai Kung, Sha Tin and Tseung Kwan O. The men, 24 to 34, were arrested on Tuesday night with computers, mobile phones, cameras and cash, worth HK$49,000. Police said they might have been involved in crimes stretching from 2006 to this month, involving stolen goods worth about HK$700,000. The latest one was on Tuesday morning at Nam Wai in Sai Kung. The men were detained last night. 50,000 expected at Bun Festival About 50,000 people will visit Cheung Chau for the Bun Festival and bun scramble on Monday, the government has estimated. This figure is close to last year's turnout. The Transport Department said it would co-ordinate closely with the ferry and bus companies to make necessary arrangements. Extra ferries will run after the bun scramble finishes at midnight. Police cadets fall ill after meal Ten police cadets were taken to hospital after complaining of feeling unwell in a suspected case of food poisoning at the Police College in Wong Chuk Hang. The 10 - a man and nine women aged 19 to 28 - were discharged from hospital after treatment. The Department of Health said the cadets developed symptoms of gastroenteritis about three to 19 hours after eating a meal at the police college. Fake goods for auction seized Customs officers seized about 1,200 counterfeit goods, including accessories, leather goods and buttons, worth around HK$40,000 in an operation on Tuesday. The goods were to have been sold through an internet auction site. Two Malaysian women aged 32 and 34 were arrested in the operation. Motorist held for drink-driving A motorist was arrested for drink-driving after his car slammed into a central divider and flipped onto its side at the junction of Tate's Cairn Highway and Ma On Shan Road in Ma On Shan at 2am. The man, 52, needed hospital treatment for a hand injury.