The boat started taking in water and sank about 1.8km off the construction site for the airport’s third runway, police said. Photo: Handout

Captain of sunken Hong Kong fishing boat arrested for endangering safety of others at sea as crew member remains missing

  • Police arrest 58-year-old captain of Hong Kong-registered vessel as air and sea search for the missing seaman entered third consecutive day
  • According to source, police are searching for owner as boat was suspected of being used to smuggle frozen meat into mainland China at time of sinking
Topic |   Crime
The boat started taking in water and sank about 1.8km off the construction site for the airport’s third runway, police said. Photo: Handout
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