Mainlander jailed for blackmailing woman

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 22 November, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 22 November, 2008, 12:00am

A young mainlander was jailed for two years yesterday for blackmailing his lover, a married Hong Kong woman, out of HK$1 million by threatening to expose their affair with a tape of them having sex. Peng Jun, 22, had pleaded guilty in the District Court to one count of blackmail. Peng, from Hunan province , had threatened to reveal the affair to the woman's husband. He met the woman, 50, in a Shenzhen nightclub last year.