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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Man beaten for aiding Falun Gong

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... by the men and bashed in the head with a stool, leaving him with the injuries to his head, eye and shoulder. He claims the assault was politically motivated. Groups including the Democratic Party ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Now TV reporter attacked by CY Leung supporter

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... for assaulting a 31-year-old man. Chan Ching-sum, convenor of the march organiser Caring Hong Kong Power, claimed biased political reporting in the media had provoked the attack. She said: "Some ... the route, marchers repeatedly pointed at and scolded journalists, prompting police to try to calm down the crowd. The Journalists Association and Press Photographers Association said the assault ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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