6th June 2019 – (Hong Kong) A 53 year old man stumbled across a 3-meter long python near Cheung Chau harbour yesterday. He captured the snake and put it in a bag. A bystander who witness the incident filmed the entire process on his camera. An expat who lives on the island attempted to locate the python after it was caught but to no avail, he then called the police for help.
Police arrested the man who captured the snake yesterday and found the remains of the reptile at his home. He was suspected to have cooked and eaten the snake. The man, a gambling addict who is widely known by residents on the island was later released on bail.