Two more arrests over attack on Hong Kong Ming Pao journalist
Published on Mar 13, 2014 1:14 PM
HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kong police on Thursday arrested a man and a woman over a brutal knife attack on a veteran journalist, bringing the total number detained in the case to 11.
Kevin Lau, a former editor of the liberal Ming Pao newspaper, was hacked with a cleaver in broad daylight last month by two men who fled the scene on a motorbike.
"Police further arrested a 55-year-old man and a 37-year old woman in the small hours of today," city police said in a statement.
The force had on Wednesday announced the arrests of nine men, including two suspects from the Chinese mainland with links to triad organised crime gangs.
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