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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong ‘milkshake murderer’ Nancy Kissel loses final bid to appeal

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 12:45pm by Julie Chu and Lana Lam

    ... and Nancy will have a long time to contemplate her affront to her family and the world," the statement added. The Court of Final Appeal refused to allow the "milkshake murderer" ... That conviction was overturned in 2010 by the Court of Final Appeal, which cited legal errors. At her retrial in 2011 Kissel denied murder but admitted manslaughter on the basis of diminished ...

  2. Comment - Blogs - CRIME

    'I strangled her by accident in a blindfolded pillow fight': A killer’s explanation that only Beijing’s high court buys

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 06:12am by Ian Young

    ... But they represent the Beijing High People’s Court’s preferred version of events, in its decision last week to overturn the murder conviction of Li Ang, who killed girlfriend Amanda Zhao in the Vancouver ... extradition to Canada, since both Li and the victim were Chinese, but Li was eventually convicted of murder by a Chinese court in 2012. That verdict was hailed as the result of landmark cooperation ...

  3. News - China - CRIME

    Beijing airport bomber loses appeal for information in 2005 beating

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 01:22pm by Sijiang Jiang

    ... in jail, has lost his appeal to redress the case he was petitioning for. According to court papers dated December 23, 2013 which were uploaded to Sina Weibo yesterday by Ji’s lawyer, Liu Xiaoyuan, the High People's Court in Guangdong Province in a final ruling rejected Ji’s bid for the Guangdong Public Security Department to disclose the results of its review over his original ...

  4. News - World - CRIME

    After life of luxury, Pistorius will be one 7,000 inmates in Pretoria prison

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:19am by AFP, Bloomberg, Reuters

    ... The sentencing drew a mixed reaction. Standing outside the High Court in Pretoria, Trust Riunesu held up an image on his mobile phone. It was a picture of Gerrie Nel, the State Prosecutor who sought ... to be 10 years. Society should learn from the court if someone does wrong." At the bar owned by Steenkamp parents in the coastal city of Port Elizabeth, there were some customers who agreed, ...

  5. News - China - CRIME

    Four schoolboys killed in shocking knife attack in southwestern China

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 12:12pm by KYODO, Staff Reporters

    ... media reported in January that the man, Wu Yechang, was sentenced to  death for the attack and appealed but the motion was rejected by a higher court  on Wednesday and will now go to the Supreme Court. With additional reporting from Associated Press ...

  6. News - World - CRIME

    Alleged mastermind of US$5 million Stradivarius theft pleads guilty

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 06:08am by AP

    ... was taken into custody after changing his plea during a hearing on Friday in a local court. He could face more than a decade in prison when sentenced November 10. The violin was missing for nine ... Court documents say Salahadyn told an acquaintance that such a robbery would be his dream crime because of the instrument's value and the ease of grabbing it from a musician walking down ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    I'll beat child sex charge in Philippines, vows ex-Hong Kong teacher Hilton Munro

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:08am by Raissa Robles

    ... 12 last year- the final night of his holiday in Cebu. Munro has turned from beefy to gaunt. An orange shirt borrowed from another inmate hangs loose. He declined to talk about his case ... friend"- a woman he had met at a hockey match and with whom he said he had no romantic attachment. His next court date is October 10, when he might face for the first time the five boys ages nine ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Journalist reveals how he helped bust money-laundering ring in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:15am by ANTONIO PAPALEO

    ... finally came knocking. An underworld acquaintance, Jozef "Dodo" Drlicka, approached me, with the offer of a job in Hong Kong. The job would be easy, well-paid and there was no chance ... and the footage was later used as evidence in court- including some unsavory images of a trip to the bathroom. Stay sober, fly to Hong Kong and await further instructions, Jariabka told me. Journey ...

  9. News - China - CRIME

    Arms-smuggling Taiwanese duo snared in FBI sting plead guilty

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:13am by Bryan Harris

    ... Post show. Charlie Shen Hui-sheng, 47, and Alice Chang Huan-ling, 43, pleaded guilty in a New Jersey court on Monday to both the arms charge and their involvement in a drug-smuggling operation ... and court documents show how both drug and arms smuggling operations came undone at the hands of undercover agents. The FBI officers infiltrated Kow's syndicate over three years, posing ...

  10. News - China Insider - CRIME

    Court rejects military artist's son's appeal, upholds 10 year sentence for gang rape

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 09:58am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com A court in Beijing has rejected an appeal by the 17-year-old son of a prominent military artist against a 10-year sentence for participating ... Court announced its decision in a weibo post on Wednesday. It thus upheld the sentence handed down by the Haidian District People’s Court in September against the 17-year-old, Li Guanfeng, ...




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