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  1. Two fathers jailed for abusing girls

    Posted Oct 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Magdalen Chow Two men convicted of sexual abuse and trying to rape underage girls were jailed yesterday by the Court of First Instance. In one case, a father, 44, pleaded guilty ... daughter's underpants after drinking a lot of alcohol and touched her private parts. A month later, he removed her clothes and tried to rape her at their home. Mrs Justice Verina Bokhary jailed ...

  2. News - World - DRINK-DRIVING

    US Supreme Court to review forced blood-alcohol tests

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... of American motorists stopped for driving while intoxicated. In most states, failing to submit to a blood-alcohol can result in the loss of driving privileges. But judges in some states have balked ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - INQUEST

    Taiwanese inmate's father tells inquest his son wasn't an alcoholic

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com My son wasn't alcoholic,father of Taiwanese inmate tells inquest The father of a Taiwanese inmate who died while in the Correctional Services Department's custody three years ago yesterday denied an allegation that his son suffered from alcoholism. Chen Yu-sung, the father of Chen Chu-nan, conceded at a hearing in the Coroner's Court ...

  4. Officer mixed blood, alcohol in triad ritual

    Posted Jun 19th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Add your blood to a bowl of alcohol, drink it all and you will be made a member of a triad society. A court was given an account of this induction ritual yesterday from ... gestures. He was ordered to maintain the special gestures throughout the ritual no matter what happened. The first thing the officer had to do was add his blood to a bowl of alcohol, which already ...

  5. Alcohol blamed in fatal taxi crash

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A taxi driver whose blood-alcohol level was nearly five times the legal limit was arrested after his cab crashed into two other taxi drivers, killing one of them, in Sau Mau ... a breathalyser test conducted at the scene showed his blood-alcohol level was 103mg, well above the legal limit of 22mg. He was released on bail of HK$5,000 and must report to police on February 12. ...

  6. Does every drink-driver have to be put in prison?

    Posted May 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to figures released on Tuesday. While many people applauded high-profile convictions, some are questioning whether it is realistic to imprison every driver found with a blood-alcohol level above ... for abuse in favour of the powerful, Shi said. 'This is a worry over judicial justice. The law itself is clear enough.' However, as there now appeared to be conflicting messages from ...

  7. Driver critical after crash involving alcohol

    Posted Dec 28th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The driver of a Kowloon-bound red urban taxi was in critical condition with multiple injuries last night after his vehicle was hit head-on by a car driving on the wrong side of the Tolo Highway at 3.30am yesterday. The car, whose 41-year-old dri ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - TRUE CRIME

    Daughter's difficult quest to expose a family secret

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by DAVID WILSON

    ... distinct and gifted man", Molly Walling writes. On the other, he was an alcoholic implicated in murder. During her childhood, Walling brooded on why heavy unease haunted her home. Then, ... entitlement, and racial bias in a landed southern family sparked a vile abuse of power. Under pressure from her family to hush, the author hesitated about going public but decided that facing the truth ...

  9. Rumours abound as police search for a motive

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... stretch in prison, millions of dollars in federal and state criminal charges for fraud, a messy divorce and what federal court documents detail as alcoholism, bipolar disorder, cocaine abuse ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Abused wife who beat husband to death with hammer cleared of murder

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Woman who snapped after years of abuse cleared of murdering husband but convicted of manslaughter Hammer-killer wife jailed 6 years A woman who beat her husband to death with a hammer, after years of an unhappy arranged marriage, was convicted of manslaughter and jailed for six years yesterday. The jury at the Court of First Instance found cleaner ...




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