Police arrest 4 more suspects linked to murder case in Tuen Mun, total of 13 arrested


2nd August 2020 – (Hong Kong) On the 19th of last month, a 21-year-old man was ran over by a private car and dragged 400 metres to his death in Tuen Mun. The police classified the case as murder and conspiracy to wound. The investigation was taken over by the Crime Squad of the New Territories North Region. After further investigation, the police arrested three local men (19 to 42 years old) in Cheung Sha Wan and Yuen Long districts on suspicion of conspiracy to wound people with intent on the 27th of the same month.

At 7pm that night, the detectives escorted a 42-year-old man back to his home at Wo Che Estate in Sha Tin. They stayed for nearly half an hour before leaving. After the incident that day, the police intercepted one of the private cars involved and arrested 4 men and 1 woman in the car. 5 persons were charged with assault and have been brought to court. Each person was not allowed to be released on bail and remanded under police custody. As of the 24th of last month, the police arrested a man (39 years old) in Yuen Long District on suspicion of conspiracy and intentional wounding. He was released on bail pending further investigation and must report to the police later this month.

As of 31st July and yesterday, the police arrested 3 more men and 1 woman (aged 18 to 19) in Tsim Sha Tsui and Tsuen Wan districts on suspicion of conspiracy to injure people with intent and have been detained for investigation. A total of 13 people have been arrested so far.