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  1. Maid who bashed boy jailed for two years

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for two years yesterday. Palgue Jonita Awas, 33, was found guilty of assault causing grievous bodily harm. The District Court heard that the blows were so hard the boy required emergency surgery for a burst duodenum and spent a month in hospital. The maid escaped a more serious charge of assault with intent as Deputy Judge Sham Siu-man found that she did not deliberately hurt the boy given ...

  2. Infographics - CHINA

    Serious hardware

    Posted Apr 16th 2011, 12:00am by Simon Scarr, Brian Wang, Lau Ka-kuen

    ... Simon Scarr, Brian Wang, Lau Ka-kuen Type 071 amphibious assault ship.   ...

  3. Assault student given suspended term

    Posted Nov 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A Singaporean law student who assaulted his former girlfriend in a futile attempt to force a reconciliation was given a six-month suspended jail term yesterday. Brandon Tee Zhi-yi, 24, an exchange law student at the University of Hong Kong, was earlier found guilty in the District Court of assault occasioning actual bodily harm. Attacking his ...

  4. Tutor who assaulted autistic girl fined

    Posted Dec 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A tutor who pulled the hair of an autistic pupil and pushed her to the floor because she was noisy received a suspended sentence in court yesterday. Chui Yik-mei, 28, was sentenced to 14 days in jail suspended for two years in Tsuen Wan Court after she pleaded guilty to common assault on the eight-year-old girl. Principal Magistrate Ernest Lin ...

  5. Villagers protest over police 'assault'

    Posted Dec 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Hundreds of villagers marched to Wong Tai Sin police station yesterday, saying police had failed to discipline an officer accused of assaulting two men from a nearby village last month. The alleged assault happened while a camera crew from TVB was in Wong Tai Sin to do some filming. They were being assisted by two men from nearby Ngau Chi Wan village, ...

  6. Doctor guilty of indecent assault

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com A doctor from Caritas Medical Centre was convicted of indecent assault yesterday for touching a woman in a Lai Chi Kok street one night in July. ... The assault, she recalled, lasted for about 10 seconds. The woman, a customer services director, followed Yeung for about 20 minutes as he wandered around the area. She called the police, who arrested ...

  7. 1 in 8 MTR assault victims are men, survey finds

    Posted Sep 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com One in eight MTR passengers who claimed in a survey to have been indecently assaulted on trains were men. But male respondents supported separate ... last month which found that more than eight in 10 alleged victims of such assaults did not report them. The political party urged the MTR Corporation to try out women-only carriages in rush ...

  8. Tour guide assault charges dropped

    Posted Oct 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com A tour guide was acquitted yesterday of an assault charge resulting from a scuffle with a mainland visitor. Lau Sheung-kan, 31, left Kwun Tong Court wearing sunglasses and a face mask and refused to talk to reporters after the prosecution dropped the case. Lau had been accused of causing actual bodily harm to mainland tourist Zhuang Yu outside ...

  9. Tour guide in assault case is released on bail

    Posted Aug 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com A tour guide appeared in court yesterday accused of assault causing actual bodily harm after a scuffle involving a mainland tourist. Lau Sheung-kan, 31, is charged with assaulting tour group member Zhuang Yu on a bus parked outside Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre on Wednesday. The case was adjourned to Thursday after prosecutors sought more ...

  10. Tour guide on assault charge

    Posted Aug 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip and Danny Mok A tour guide was arrested yesterday on suspicion of assaulting a mainland tourist in a row believed to be linked to so-called forced shopping. The group of about 20 ... husband, 32, tried to stop the guide and a struggle followed. Someone called police and the guide was arrested. She was charged with one count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm ...




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