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  1. 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 lawyers yesterday. The judges must decide whether or not a will purporting to leave the $24 billion Chinachem empire to Mrs Wang was actually signed by her late husband, Teddy Wang Teh-huei, about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/509334/wangs-fate-now-hands-judges
  2. Ex-judge, wife arrested for alleged CSSA fraud

    Posted May 25th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui The couple are understood to have obtained $100,000 over two years Former High Court judge Miles Henry Jackson-Lipkin and his barrister wife have been released on bail after ... judge allegedly wrote a letter to the Social Welfare Department and then chief secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen complaining he needed further financial assistance to buy a more expensive hearing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/501877/ex-judge-wife-arrested-alleged-cssa-fraud
  3. Refugees were unlawfully detained, judge rules

    Posted Oct 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Magdalen Chow A judge ruled yesterday that two men who claimed they would be tortured if repatriated to their respective countries had been unlawfully detained by the Immigration Department. Mr Justice Michael Hartmann, in the Court of First Instance, granted writs of habeas corpus to a Cameroonian detainee and a Nepali, who can only be named as 'N' and 'G' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/473413/refugees-were-unlawfully-detained-judge-rules
  4. Almost 4 years' jail for theft of pines

    Posted Sep 01st 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Judge follows precedent in delivering 'enhanced sentence' to protect valuable trees A mainlander who tried to ship 14 Buddhist pines for sale across the border after smuggling his accomplices to Hong Kong to steal the plants was yesterday jailed for three years and 10 months. In passing sentencing in the District Court, Deputy Judge Garry Tallentire said he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/468561/almost-4-years-jail-theft-pines
  5. Jilted lover a captivating bride- bar none

    Posted Nov 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the knot with Shiuli Adhikary, 22, in the presence of warders, lawyers, policemen and the media at Barrackpore jail after being charged by a judge who demanded the wedding take place. Mitra, 28, ... the marriage on various pretexts. Ms Adhikary's appeal to his parents fell on deaf ears, but when the jilted woman petitioned a local court, the judge ordered Mitra's arrest. He was charged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/434260/jilted-lover-captivating-bride-bar-none
  6. Disgraced ex-councillor jailed for 'cynical abuse' of allowances

    Posted Feb 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Angel Lau His fraudulent expense claims of $235,000 have eroded public's trust, says judge A disgraced former district councillor was jailed for 16 months yesterday for his ... to 'rectify' what he described as a 'mistake'. Judge Alan Wright said: 'There is nothing to suggest you committed these offences for reasons other than sheer greed.' Leung, who has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/444169/disgraced-ex-councillor-jailed-cynical-abuse-allowances
  7. Sex-charge officer is jailed for three years

    Posted Dec 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Magdalen Chow Sin Kam-wah was involved in one of the most insidious forms of graft, says judge The former head of the Narcotics Bureau was jailed for three years yesterday for accepting free sex from prostitutes. Senior Superintendent Sin Kam-wah was told by District Court judge John Saunders that the 'real evil' he was sentenced for was exposing himself to the risk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/437457/sex-charge-officer-jailed-three-years
  8. Acid-attack husband jailed for nine years

    Posted Mar 31st 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... 51, Deputy Judge Barnabas Fung Wah described the offence as 'the most sickening to come before the courts'. 'It is horrific, painful and leaves behind a permanent mark of injury and sorrow,' the judge said, adding the seriousness of the offence was reflected by a maximum sentence of life. Chan had pleaded guilty to one count of throwing corrosive fluid with intent to burn over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/450508/acid-attack-husband-jailed-nine-years
  9. Tycoon free to pursue costs from his relatives

    Posted Oct 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hiranand, 22, were entitled to a $6 million trust fund the trio claimed they could use to pay the costs to their uncle and aunt. The two judges reserved their reasons. The costs, estimated ... process. The judge also ordered the trio to pay the couple's costs. Dr Harilela and his wife later filed a demand for the payment of costs. On October 30 last year, Deputy High Court Judge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/475095/tycoon-free-pursue-costs-his-relatives
  10. Rapist and victim tie the knot in prison

    Posted Aug 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... he is serving his sentence, the Hindustan Times reported. Ananta Jaipuria tied the knot with Jayanti Gardia, 20, in Orissa's Jharsuguda jail in eastern India on the judge's orders. ... the couple marry and both families petitioned Judge A. K. Routray to allow the marriage. Judge Routray upheld their plea and ordered that Ananta and Miss Jayanti get married in prison. The jailhouse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/465711/rapist-and-victim-tie-knot-prison

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