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  1. 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 ... At yesterday's sentencing in Kwun Tong Court, defence counsel Luk King-wang, for Kong, said in mitigation that the teenager was led astray by "bad friends". It was only after the cat abuse case ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - World - COURTS

    Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris guilty of 12 counts of indecent assault

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 11:10pm by AFP

    ... character who used his fame to abuse under-age girls with impunity. When he took the witness stand, Harris turned on the charm that had enchanted millions of viewers, singing part of his hit Jake ... Octopus" in TV circles in Australia. His other victims included a seven-year-old autograph hunter he targeted on stage after performing his hit Two Little Boys in 1969. He also fondled a teenage ...

  7. News - World - COURTS

    Prosecution calls for Oscar Pistorius to have month of psychiatric tests

    Posted May 13th 2014, 01:27am by VARIOUS

    ... not "soothed" by their mother, Sheila, who slept with a firearm under her pillow and "abused alcohol intermittently", continued the psychiatrist. "The children were reared to see ... appeared to become emotional, his face turning red. When Pistorius's mother died when he was a teenager he lost his only adult role model, said the psychiatrist. His parents were divorced ...

  8. News - World - COURTS

    Hollywood 'sex with teens ring': Bryan Singer's accuser names more names

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:04pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beverly Hills, United States Man who alleges he was abused as a teenager by X-Men films director Bryan Singer says other entertainment figures also molested him Hollywood 'teen sexring': 3 more sued A man who has accused X-Men director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him when he was a teenager has sued three more entertainment industry figures, ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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. ...




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