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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Woman found guilty of child neglect after feeding baby diluted formula

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 01:38pm by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A woman has been found guilty of child neglect for feeding her baby diluted formula, leaving the boy’s appearance at death “worse than the starving children in Africa”, the judge said. So Suk-yee, 32, was convicted following trial in District Court on Monday morning, after pleading not guilty to one count of ill-treatment or neglect of a child. So, who lives on welfare, ...

  2. Action call as child neglect toll increases

    Posted Dec 15th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Campaigners called for government action yesterday after figures showed cases of child neglect in Hong Kong are up by a fifth. Against Child Abuse said the reported cases were ... Welfare Department figures show the number of child neglect cases rose by 19 per cent to 94 in the first nine months of this year, up from 79 in the same period last year. Against Child Abuse ...

  3. Suspended jail term for child neglect

    Posted May 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A single mother who left her two children alone for three weeks a month from November last year to January was jailed for seven days yesterday, suspended for a year. Lau Hung-wan, 34, pleaded guilty in Kwun Tong Court to child neglect. To support her daughter, 13, and son, 11, she had to work in Singapore, her lawyer said. She had given HK$4,000 to the children ...

  4. Stay-away mother admits child neglect

    Posted Oct 09th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A woman admitted child neglect for leaving four of her children, aged six to 15, home alone for nearly two weeks without food, money or electricity while she slept over ... In the first case, a 44-year-old mother of five pleaded guilty to four counts of child neglect for leaving her son, 15, and three daughters, aged six, nine and 11, unattended in their Aberdeen flat ...

  5. Mother accused of child neglect

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

    ... Maggie Ng A woman, accused of having stripped her four-year-old daughter naked on the street, appeared in Kwun Tong Court yesterday charged with ill-treatment and neglect of a child. Yang Lihui, 39, did not enter a plea. On August 6, Chan Suet-man was seen on Wan Hon Street, Kwun Tong, naked and with bruises on her limbs and back, the court heard. Yang allegedly explained that she ...

  6. Calls about child neglect up 77pc, says group

    Posted Nov 19th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee Complaints and inquiries about suspected child neglect received by welfare group Against Child Abuse have surged more than three-quarters this year, and the group fears worse ... the child-abuse problem. Ms Lui urged the government to put more resources into welfare groups to launch more services for preventing child abuse and treating child abuse victims. She acknowledged ...

  7. Suspended term for child neglect

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for sentence yesterday having pleaded guilty earlier to one count of ill treatment or neglect of a child. Her lawyer told the court Leung was 'a bit playful', but during two weeks in custody ...

  8. Parents jailed for child neglect

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... and Lin were charged with four counts of ill-treating and neglecting a child, one for each daughter, aged eight, three, one, and two months when the parents were arrested, for leaving them ...

  9. Incidence of child neglect rises 25pc

    Posted Jan 29th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... by Against Child Abuse received 823 child abuse cases last year, 61 of which were neglect cases, while only 49 neglect cases were reported in 2006. The total number of cases in 2006 was 856. ... the increase in neglect cases, the group also found the age of sexual abusers was getting younger, with one case involving a seven-year-old child. 'These older children are mostly victims ...

  10. Mother, 35, held for child neglect

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police arrested a woman, 35, after she left her daughter, three, and son, six, home alone in San Po Kong yesterday. A passer-by saw the girl near a window of a Yin Hing Street flat at about 2pm and, fearing for her safety, called police. In a ...




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