How has Hong Kong’s notorious serial pet killer – the Bowen Road dog poisoner – gone undetected for 30 years?
Crime in Hong Kong
- Hundreds of dogs – including a Norfolk terrier belonging to last governor Chris Patten – have been poisoned in an affluent area of Hong Kong down the years
- Despite regular patrols and one suspected sighting of the perpetrator, the killer remains at large
- In Gurkha Odyssey, Peter Duffell, former commander of the British forces in Hong Kong, tells the story of 200 years of service by the Nepalese Gurkhas
- In this edited excerpt, Duffell describes a city rocked by riots during the 1960s – events that resonate today as the city again struggles with unrest