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  1. News - China - CRIME

    Claiming set-up by Bo Xilai, lawyer Li Zhuang seeks review on conviction

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHIYUK, Keith Zhai

    ... be reversed. Dozens of triad bosses and their alleged friends in the police force and government were targeted. The Guangzhou-based Southern Metropolis Daily reported yesterday that three convicted ...

  2. Boy blackmailed girl, 14, over topless video

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... charges by magistrate Ronald Cheung Wai-tat after a plea deal and was remanded in custody. Sentencing was adjourned to April 7. The 17-year-old is also awaiting sentencing after a conviction ...

  3. Lawyer's conviction in 'no win, no fee' conspiracy upheld

    Posted Dec 04th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... the conviction of a lawyer in the first proven case of an ancient crime that remains on the city's books. It involved a personal injury claim brought under a 'no win, no fee' arrangement. ... by others. Cheung was also convicted of champerty- when a person funds a case to win a portion of the compensation- and jailed for 16 months. Lo was jailed for 15 months. The pair helped Wong ...

  4. Judge's niece Bokhary released from prison

    Posted Jan 23rd 2011, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... She did the crime, and now she's done the time. Amina Mariam Bokhary was yesterday released from jail after serving four weeks of a six-week term. Shortly after 8am the judge's niece trudged across the grounds of the Tai Lam Centre for Women mas ...

  5. Many a jail term earned through lure of easy cash from laundering

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... for laundering HK$2.8 million. His sister So Pak-wan, 45, was jailed for three years and four months for laundering HK$48 million over 31/2 years. They were among 15 people convicted as the result ... preyed upon the feelings of 22-year-old Mi Xiaoyan for him. The court heard that Mi got no financial benefit for what she did. Last month, Yam Chim-kwan, 49, was convicted in the District Council ...

  6. Teacher jailed for six months for kissing girl, 15

    Posted Feb 12th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... asked her to kiss him. He said that she was like a daughter to him. She told the court she was disgusted but she complied, fearing that he would single her out at school. In convicting ... pending an appeal of conviction. ...

  7. Man gets life for killing girlfriend to get insurance cash

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man An insurance salesman who drowned his girlfriend in Victoria Harbour to pocket a HK$2.8 million life insurance policy he had taken out on her by forging her signature was jailed for life yesterday for murder. In sentencing Chow Wai-kei, 31, and ...

  8. Chen Yunlin to steer clear of Tainan in visit

    Posted Feb 17th 2011, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Wang Ting-yu, a protest organiser, said on Tuesday. He said Taiwanese people were vehemently opposed to cross-strait unification and the mainland's annexation of Taiwan. Wang was convicted ...

  9. Hospital order for daughter who killed mother with hammers

    Posted Feb 15th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A schizophrenic woman convicted of killing her 79-year-old mother was ordered yesterday to stay in a psychiatric hospital for an indefinite period. The Court of First Instance heard Leung Ching-han, 51, told psychiatrists she thought her mother was possessed by a ghost when she bludgeoned her to death with three hammers. Mr Justice Michael McMahon handed down ...

  10. Mother, boyfriend convicted of 7 charges of mistreating children

    Posted Nov 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A mother of five and her boyfriend have been convicted of seven charges of mistreating children after forcing two of her sons to drink urine and choking one of them with a tie. Yeung Wing-ki, 28, and Chung Chi-wing, 27, pleaded guilty in Eastern Court. Magistrate Gary Lam Kar-yan adjourned sentencing to December 6 and released them on bail. The court heard ...




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