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  1. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The headline, 'Judge's niece slapped second police constable, court told', which appeared on page C1 yesterday, was inaccurate. The court was not told the nature of the alleged assault by the defendant in the case, Amina Mariam Bokhary. We apologise for the error. ...

  2. Teens sentenced for assault on pupil

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Four teenagers who beat a Form Five pupil in Wong Tai Sin on January 9, resulting in his memory being impaired, were sentenced in the District Court yesterday. Law Ka-ming, 17, was sent to a rehabilitation centre, while Wu Tang-kit, 17, Kam Kai-wang, 17, and Lam Chun-hong, 16, were given 240 hours of community service. They were convicted of assault occasioning ...

  3. Helper in custody over alleged assaults

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... counts of aiding and abetting an indecent assault. Lam Kin-ngor, 17, had been charged with indecent assault in connection with the case, but prosecutors yesterday withdrew the charges for lack ...

  4. Attacker targeted women to get 'rush'

    Posted May 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A woman leaving a public toilet in Wong Tai Sin was confronted by a man with his head wrapped in tissue paper who attacked and indecently assaulted her, a court heard ... the offences out of curiosity and to get a 'momentary rush'. Yeung pleaded guilty to one count of committing an act outraging public decency and one count each of assault occasioning actual ...

  5. Women warned after rape and sexual assault

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Police have warned women to be alert and stepped up patrols in Mong Kok after a rape and a sexual assault were carried out within 500 metres of each other early yesterday. The rape of a 22-year-old woman and the assault on a 23-year-old, who had her mouth covered with a chemical-soaked towel before being molested, were reported within 25 minutes ...

  6. Guard charged over shotgun blast at mall

    Posted Oct 06th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... was arrested for common assault and had been released on police bail. ...

  7. Student bound over for butting his ex

    Posted Jun 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A University of Hong Kong student was bound over yesterday in Eastern Court for a year for assaulting his ex-girlfriend. Prosecution dropped the charge against Kwong Tze-shun, 21, of assault occasioning bodily harm. Kwong had been dating Ginny Tai Hang-yi since last year, but the pair split up in January this year. During an argument on February 2, Kwong hit ...

  8. Big rise in student indecent assaults

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang The number of reported indecent assaults involving students significantly increased last year, police revealed yesterday. Statistics show indecent assault cases involving students rose 38 per cent, from 82 cases in 2009 to 113 last year. This is in contrast to a rise of just 10 per cent to 1,448 in the total number of indecent assaults that police recorded last ...

  9. Assault charge against lawyer dropped

    Posted Apr 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A lawyer from New Zealand escaped conviction at Eastern Court yesterday for assault occasioning bodily harm. The prosecution dropped a charge against Roger Patterson, 44, of assaulting Kelvin Law Kam-hung on March 23 in the staircase of the building where Patterson lives. Patterson paid Law HK$5,000 in compensation and agreed to be bound over in the sum of HK$2,000 ...

  10. Schizophrenic's assault claim dismissed

    Posted May 21st 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle A schizophrenic who said his illness was brought on by a series of alleged police assaults has failed in his bid to sue the force for HK$7.7 million. Wu Shu-bun, through his mother, had claimed in the Court of First Instance that he was assaulted by police on three occasions. However, Mr Justice Jeremy Poon Shiu-chor found there was no proof the alleged assaults ever ...




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