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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Homeless man charged with murder and rape of Hong Kong woman in Melbourne

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 04:14pm by Bryan Harris

    ... and murder of HK chef A homeless man charged with the murder and rape of a 32-year-old Hong Kong woman in a Melbourne park last week had a history of drug abuse, an Australian court heard ... with drug-induced psychosis, he had no criminal record, The Australian reported. Miller has been remanded in custody until his next court appearance on October 24. It is believed that Lau’s family has ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Woman, 18, who tortured cat escapes jail 'because she is young'

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 01:06pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Woman, 18, escapes jail in cat abuse case A young woman who took part in torturing a stray cat to the brink of death has been sent for drug rehabilitation ... by animal rights advocates. Yesterday, co-defendant Kong Ka-man, 18, escaped jail in light of her age. She was sentenced instead to a drug addiction treatment centre for an unspecified period, after ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Conviction quashed, jail term cut in cat cruelty case

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:29am by JULIE CHU

    ... Ka-man, 18, who escaped jail because of her age. She was sentenced instead to a drug addiction treatment centre for an unspecified period after the case exposed her narcotics abuse. Fung found ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Court told testing of discharged drug rehab inmates only partial pre-2009

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... longer, and cocaine abuse has been around since the 19th century," he said. Yu said the use of such drugs had been more common among adolescents. Yu had been explaining an apparent increase ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Hearing on misconduct told testing of ex-addicts for ketamine, Ecstasy, only started in 2009 Drug rehab testing called into question Supervisors ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Magistrate rapped for refusing bail request without giving reason

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:02am by JULIE CHU

    ... Magistrate warned over bail decision A High Court judge has rapped a magistrate for "bringing disgrace to the judiciary" over his decision to refuse bail to a defendant in a drug case who ... "There is not one single valid reason either by the magistrate or by the fact, for the withdrawal of the bail," the judge said. He called it an abuse of power "to lock up ...

  6. News - China - COURTS

    'I was only trying to help': Peter Humphrey's letter to son insists China detective work was for public good

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 11:43pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... investigations for British drug giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). The couple founded a Shanghai-based risk consultancy called ChinaWhys, which has been closed. The letter, dated June 9, was passed ... Roosevelt's campaign in the early 1900s against corruption and other abuses in the United States. "Rooting out corruption and many other abuses from American society, business and politics, he ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Man who kept dogs in filth sentenced to 200 hours of community service

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 02:36am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Dog abuser gets community service A hairdressing apprentice has been ordered to perform 200 hours of community service for confining his two mongrels ... to a drug rehabilitation centre." He did not elaborate on why Yu might be sent to such a centre. Earlier, the court heard that one of the dogs was barking in the early hours of October 21. ...

  8. News - World - COURTS

    Mother jailed 20 years for killing baby with morphine in her breast milk

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:34am by AP

    ... in Spartanburg, in the state of South Carolina, found the former nurse guilty of homicide by child abuse the day before and she could have faced up to life behind bars. Her lawyer said she would appeal ... in the baby's body that a pathologist testified could have been lethal for an adult. With no needle marks on the child's body, authorities decided the drugs must have got into the infant through ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    'Milkshake murderer' Nancy Kissel in second appeal against husband's murder

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 03:30pm by Austin Chiu

    ... She was jailed for life in 2005 for feeding her Merrill Lynch banker husband Robert a drug-laced milkshake before bludgeoning him to death with a lead ornament at their Parkview flat in Tai ... violence, sodomy and greed. The defence argued that she suffered from depression and was provoked into killing Robert after enduring years of sexual and physical abuse. Kissel's lawyers argued ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Mother denies letting paedophile molest her son

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... accused of sedating her five-year-old son before handing him to a paedophile who sexually abused the boy in exchange for cash has denied the allegation. The 32-year-old clerk, whose name ... rejected the prosecution's allegation that she sedated her son and allowed the man to sexually abuse him in exchange for money, the court heard. She earlier denied one charge of conspiracy ...




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