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  1. Disgraced officer wins right to appeal

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... conviction for accepting free sex from prostitutes. Three judges of the Court of Final Appeal bailed Sin Kam-wah and his co-accused, businesswoman Lam Chuen-ip, on $100,000 each pending their appeal. In December last year, former senior superintendent Sin and Lam, who provided the prostitutes, were each jailed for three years in the District Court. The Court of Appeal slashed their sentence ...

  2. Prostitute case policeman appeals

    Posted Apr 15th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... for accepting free sexual services from prostitutes. The Court of Final Appeal was told that Sin Kam-wah, a former deputy of the Narcotics Bureau, had no knowledge that the four women with whom he had ... in December to appeal to the Court of Final Appeal. They were each granted $100,000 bail. The hearing continues tomorrow. ...

  3. No court appeal for lawyer accused of leaking secrets

    Posted Dec 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... outside China' on October 28. Zheng appealed against the sentence. But on Tuesday, the authorities told Zheng's defence lawyers there would be no court hearing on the appeal, the New ... Zheng's wife, Jiang Meili. She accused the court of giving them short notice and expected the appeal would be rejected. 'We don't even have time to prepare a proper defence statement. ...

  4. Court dismisses designer's appeal over mother's funeral

    Posted Aug 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Magdalen Chow Let this be the end of the matter... let the deceased be buried properly, says judge The Court of Appeal yesterday dismissed jewellery designer Edward Chiu Chung-leung's appeal against a court order preventing him from organising his mother's burial and engraving his family name on her tombstone. Mr Justice Anthony Rogers dismissed the appeal. He also ...

  5. Nina Wang in court on forgery charges

    Posted Apr 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... the latest twist in the eight-year battle between Wang and her father-in-law, Wang Din-shin, for control of Teddy Wang's $27 billion estate. Both the Court of First Instance and Court of Appeal ruled against Wang and in favour of her father-in-law in his civil lawsuit, but she has been given leave to take him to the Court of Final Appeal. The prosecution had alleged that, between April ...

  6. Law officer finally gets his day in court

    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... Jonathan Li A senior law officer was fined $1,000 yesterday in Eastern Court for careless driving after the case was delayed due to his legal friendships. When he first appeared in court ... to Solicitor-General Robert Allcock, who heads the legal policy division of the Department of Justice. When he appeared in court on January 22, Magistrate Anthony Yuen Wai-ming told the prosecution that he had ...

  7. Pakistani court rules in favour of woman who married for love

    Posted Dec 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such a step, which is seen as betraying the family's honour- particularly in conservative rural areas. On Friday, the court rejected a final appeal by Hafiz Abdul Waheed, and ruled that his ... Associated Press in Islamabad Pakistan's human rights commission yesterday hailed a Supreme Court ruling that a Muslim woman who married for love had been entitled to choose her ...

  8. Wang's fate now in the hands of the judges

    Posted Jul 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle The fate of Asia's richest woman now rests in the hands of five judges of the Court of Final Appeal after they heard closing arguments from Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum's ... for more than eight years and has generated so much paperwork that this most recent, and probably final, instalment of the case had to be moved from the Court of Final Appeal's building ...

  9. Finally, widow in diving tragedy has chance for justice

    Posted Apr 24th 2005, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... Caryn Yap Lucia Leung will soon go to court in Malaysia to face those she blames for her husband's death A Hong Kong widow who lost her husband in a horrific holiday speedboat accident in Malaysia seven years ago will finally get her day in court. Cheng Pui-man, 39, a decorated Hong Kong fireman, was on a diving holiday with his wife, Lucia Leung Ka-hung, then 35, off ...

  10. Rapist fears for his life, appeals exile order

    Posted Jul 06th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle A convicted rapist facing deportation has asked the court to intervene because his life will be in danger and his family will be split up if he returns to India. Sukhmander ... in June 1999 of the rape of a 22-year-old woman and sentenced to 41/2 years in prison. That sentence was increased to 81/2 years on appeal after a judge described his original term ...




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