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  1. A good week for...

    Posted Oct 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dominique Strauss-Kahn For the second time this year, legal officials chose not to prosecute the former IMF chief on charges of attempted rape. There was evidence from Strauss-Kahn's own testimony of sexual assault in a 2003 encounter with French writer Tristane Banon, the prosecutor said on Thursday, but given a three-year statute of limitations on that charge, no case ...

  2. Crimes show online 'friends' threat

    Posted Mar 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu Young Hongkongers still seem to be ignoring the dangers of making friends online. Five men were jailed for up to 13 years in Hong Kong's Court of First Instance last month after drugging and raping under-age girls. They lured the girls to Kowloon flats in January last year after becoming 'friends' on Facebook. Mr Justice Louis Tong Po-sun said the case ...

  3. For and against: Hong Kong juries on trial

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... cross-examination and courtroom procedures too boring to stay attentive to the case. Although there is a language requirement for jurors, some Hongkongers may not be accustomed to certain foreign accents ... Grossman's comments have put the way criminal cases are tried in Hong Kong under the spotlight. Juries are required to sit for criminal cases, but Grossman's concerns hint at the power judges ...

  4. Suspect in rape case taken to the scene

    Posted Feb 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang Chung kc.ng@scmp.com The man accused of raping a 21-year-old woman in Ap Lei Chau last month was taken by police to the crime scene yesterday. The 28-year-old suspect, who has the surname Cheung, was later charged with one count of rape and was expected to appear in Eastern Court today. He was arrested last Friday evening at a shopping mall in Tsim Sha Tsui after an almost ...

  5. Photos of suspect in rape case released

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Police issued two photographs yesterday of a tall, thin Chinese man captured on surveillance camera and wanted in connection with a rape in Ap Lei Chau ... was dragged into the Ap Lei Chau Estate market off South Horizons Drive and raped at 3am on January 26. The Cantonese-speaking man is about 1.82 metres tall with short hair and thought to be about 25. ...

  6. Report on rape case false, says woman

    Posted Jul 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... the rape took place should be a legal matter. Was People's Daily's high-profile conclusion on the case an attempt to try to influence the investigation?' The saga began with a report ... Ng Tze-wei tzewei.ng@scmp.com Controversy escalated this week over a news report about the alleged rape of the daughter of a former Guizhou deputy mayor, as the official People's ...

  7. Ex-official takes rape case claim to capital

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com A former vice-mayor from Guizhou has taken a rare step into Beijing's petitioning system in a quest for justice over the alleged rape of his daughter ... vice-mayor Tian Wanchang said he had no choice because local police had turned a blind eye to his daughter's case. Tian, who for years was responsible for maintaining social stability ...

  8. Hunting grounds

    Posted Sep 17th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Steven Knipp

    ... crimes against children. In many cases the same paedophiles are arrested repeatedly. Public outcry over paedophiles surged the US after the 1994 rape and murder of seven-year-old Megan Kanka ... Amusement parks have proven to be prime targets for paedophiles in the US, but are Hongkongers aware of the potential dangers, ask Steven Knipp and Dennis Eng When the notorious American ...

  9. Judge throws out child-rape case

    Posted Apr 20th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... said yesterday after throwing out a rape case involving a five-year-old girl. Chow Pui-yip, 53, was acquitted of rape at the Court of First Instance after the girl was unable to adequately ... ago and would write a letter to the Director of Public Prosecutions to express his disappointment at the lack of progress. The rape case hinged on evidence the girl gave in two videotaped ...

  10. Man posed as officer in rape case, court told

    Posted Jun 11th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle A man posing as a police officer raped and then robbed a woman working illegally as a prostitute, a court heard yesterday. Wong Ka-wai has pleaded not guilty in the District Court to charges of rape and robbery stemming from a report made to police on May 26. It is alleged that at about 12.15pm on that day, 29-year-old Wong, posing as a police officer, knocked ...




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