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  1. Doctor jailed nine months for touching girl

    Posted Nov 07th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A Tuen Mun Hospital doctor who touched a 15-year-old pupil's breasts when she saw him for an upset stomach has been jailed for nine months. Fanling Court magistrate Symon ... describing Lo as a hardworking man and a good student, and saying the doctor was well liked by students and teachers. Lo's two younger sisters said they admired and trusted him. His mother ...

  2. Father admits injuring boy's spleen

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A man admitted in court yesterday that he had hit his nine-year-old son, causing a spleen injury, because the boy left a can of soft drink on a bed, attracting ants. Yeung Yuk-nang, 30, pleaded guilty at Eastern Court to inflicting grievous bodily harm on his son at their flat in Stanley. He will be sentenced on November 18. Acting Principal Magistrate Bina Chainrai ...

  3. Woman escapes jail term for illegally hiring maid at dog shelter

    Posted Oct 08th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A beautician who hired an Indonesian maid to care for more than 150 homeless dogs in a shelter has been sentenced to 180 hours of community service. Magistrate Pang Chung-ping told Kelly Tse Nga-yee, 33, that she could have gone to jail, but he accepted that she had committed the offence out of her love of animals and not for personal gain, was genuinely remorseful ...

  4. Painful process for jailed gangster at assault trial

    Posted Nov 05th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Yip Kai-foon, one of the city's most infamous gangsters, sat wheelchair-bound and complained of pain yesterday as he faced trial for assaulting a prison officer with a pen in a maximum-security jail. Yip, 47, a jewellery store robber who is serving a sentence of 36 years, had pleaded not guilty at Eastern Court to one count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm. He ...

  5. Robbers caught after cabbie fights back

    Posted Oct 31st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A pair of repeat taxi robbers were finally caught after a victim put up a fight with one and forced him to flee on foot in the middle of a tunnel still holding a 30cm-long knife, ... and Tse Wai-man of HK$1,500 and an Octopus card in the successful robberies. In both cases, they boarded the taxi in Lai Chi Kok, brandished knives mid-journey, demanded money, and ran off after ...

  6. Hard-working single father jailed for bomb-threat robbery attempt

    Posted Oct 31st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A divorced, formerly law-abiding warehouse employee who, a judge said, had worked hard all his life and single-handedly raised his son, was jailed yesterday for 71/2 years ... Club off-course betting station in Sham Shui Po in February that he had a bomb and held them at knifepoint. Deputy High Court Judge Stephen Geiser described Chu as a 'hard-working man who ...

  7. Jail for cheating friend out of Mark Six win

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A man who kept a friend's Mark Six lottery ticket and pocketed a HK$38,800 prize was jailed for six weeks yesterday. Yu Tak-chak, 57, agreed to buy a ticket for his friend but ran off with the cash when the ticket won third prize. Yu was earlier found guilty of theft after a trial at Tuen Mun Court for stealing the ticket on February 6, 2007. He had pleaded ...

  8. Retrial overturns 'right to silence' ruling

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... A car owner who won an acquittal last year when a magistrate ruled that a traffic law breached the right to silence was convicted after a retrial yesterday. In the retrial at Kowloon City Court, after another magistrate acquitted the man of failing to give information on demand, Magistrate Hui Chun-sing found Richard Latker, an American journalist, guilty of the charge. Hui fined ...

  9. Doctor's future 'ruined by groping conviction'

    Posted Oct 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The future of a doctor described as a hard-working young man will be greatly affected by his conviction for touching a 15-year-old girl's breasts during a consultation, ... him as a sunny, hard-working young man who gave his family HK$10,000 a month, raised money for Oxfam and took part in long-distance running events. Lok said the Medical Association could ...

  10. Labourer jailed three months for pricking women's buttocks

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... A construction worker who said he pricked two women with a toothpick and piece of wire because he could not resist their 'big buttocks' gave other explanations for his behaviour yesterday. Pham Van Diep, 43, a Vietnamese resident of Tuen Mun, to ...




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