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  1. Student sent to training centre for sex attack

    Posted Oct 21st 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A student was yesterday sent to a training centre for molesting two girls and extorting HK$50 from a third girl. Fan Chun-hin, 19, pleaded guilty in the District Court to two counts of indecent assault for touching the breasts of two girls, aged between 13 and 15. He also admitted threatening to molest an 11-year-old girl if she refused to pay him. ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Professor cleared of indecent assault

    Posted Jun 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A University of Hong Kong professor, accused of indecent assault by two students, was acquitted after a judge found the trial magistrate took a 'fatally flawed ... counts of indecent assault. After the ruling, Shortall said outside court he was delighted and felt he had cleared his name. ...

  4. Teacher jailed for molesting student

    Posted Sep 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A secondary school teacher who was voted 'best teacher' was jailed for 10 months yesterday for molesting a 15-year-old pupil and committing an indecent act in front of her. Sports teacher Szeto Pang, 37, stood trial in Eastern Court on two counts of indecent assault and one count of indecent conduct towards a child under 16. Szeto testified earlier that he ...

  5. Guideline on charging issued to police in wake of Bokhary case

    Posted Aug 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang The Department of Justice has told police they should seek legal advice before charging a person with assaulting an officer under legislation that carries tougher penalties. ... on probation for her third offence of assaulting an officer. The Police Ordinance, under which Amina Mariam Bokhary was charged, provides a maximum penalty of six months in prison and a fine ...

  6. Inmate gets extra 41/2 years for knife attack

    Posted Jan 28th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Lo

    ... Felix Lo Judge condemns 'cold-blooded' assault on Stanley Prison's chief superintendent A prisoner who attacked Stanley Prison's chief superintendent with a makeshift ... and assault occasioning bodily harm, in what District Court Judge Peter John Line described as a 'cold-blooded' attack. Ho, who pleaded guilty but disputed the facts, threw a tantrum ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    US must renew ban on private ownership of assault weapons

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial Renew ban on assault weapons Anywhere else, the shooting massacre of 20 small schoolchildren would give unstoppable momentum to a campaign to tighten laws on the possession ... he said. The complex causes of gun crime "can't be an excuse for inaction". It is less than six months since the massacre of 12 moviegoers with a military assault weapon- ...

  8. Oral sex with daughter brings 6 years' jail

    Posted Nov 18th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A man was jailed for six years yesterday for inducing his daughter to perform oral sex on him, and asking her to recruit two friends to do so for money. The unemployed man, 51, pleaded guilty in the Court of First Instance to eight counts of indecent conduct towards a child under 16, and one of indecent assault. The offences occurred when his daughter and her friends ...

  9. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Jul 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yesterday's report, 'Academic denies indecent assault', in the City Digest section on page C1 wrongly identified Ho Kwong-ming, a defendant in an indecent assault case, as an associate professor in Baptist University's school of business. Ho has not been employed by Baptist University since August 2002. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Arrest warrant issued for mainlander accused of assaulting HK tour guide

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Man fails to appear on tour guide assault charge A magistrate yesterday issued an arrest warrant for a mainland man who failed to appear in court after being charged with assaulting a tour guide on the Avenue of the Stars on Sunday. Eastern Court magistrate Lambert Lee Ka-chai issued the warrant for the arrest of Fan Zhangyou, 38, who is charged ...




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