Fung Kat Heung in Yuen Long in New Territories, where the foreign trio were arrested. Photo: Google Maps

Police arrested two men and a woman on Wednesday for allegedly possessing weapons in a village house in Yuen Long in the New Territories.

Police raided a village house in Fung Kat Heung in Yuen Long at 4pm and confiscated different weapons, including two nunchucks, one three-sectional staff, two axes, a knife, a sickle and a machete, Oriental Daily reported.

A 41-year-old man holding a Nepalese passport, a 50-year-old asylum seeker from Sri Lanka and a 50-year-old woman of Filipino origin were arrested for allegedly possessing the weapons and detained at the police station for further investigation.

According to Weapons Ordinance, any person caught possessing a prohibited weapon commits an offense and is liable to a fine of up to $10,000 and up to three years in jail, Sing Pao reported.