Woman started blaze to burn person alive, court told A woman charged with arson, Yu Sau, 50, told police she started the blaze in a Sha Tin squatter community last year so an unidentified person would be burned alive, prosecutor David Leung Cheuk-yin told the Court of First Instance in his opening address yesterday. Yu also said she worried that her husband planned to sell their hut in Ha Wo Che village. 'She said she wanted to die as soon as possible,' Mr Leung said. 'She used kerosene so [an unidentified] person could not get away.' He said Yu's mental condition 'may become an issue' during the trial before Mr Justice Darryl Saw. Man admits throwing acid CSSA recipient Szeto Chi-lee, 72, pleaded guilty in the Court of First Instance to throwing acid at an officer in the social security office in Aberdeen on November 5 last year, when his claim for a HK$1,100 reimbursement for new glasses was not approved. Szeto will be sentenced on August 11. Taxi hits cab and pedestrian A taxi crossed into an oncoming lane, collided with another cab, mounted the pavement and hit a pedestrian in Observatory Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, at 9.30am. The male pedestrian, 43, was in stable condition in Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The two taxi drivers were discharged after treatment. Police said the accident happened when the taxi was overtaking a van. Ice cream has high bacteria count Two of 450 samples of ice cream and frozen confection were found to contain excessive coliform and other bacteria, the Centre for Food Safety said. Both came from Pappagallo, a chain with nine outlets, in tests during May and June. Mark Six No one won the first prize in last night's Mark Six draw. The numbers were 1, 4, 6, 13, 15 and 48. The extra number was 39. One ticket won the second prize of HK$1,597,675. Third prize paid HK$29,180.