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  1. Suicide woman was to be sentenced yesterday

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A woman who leapt to her death with her daughter in her arms last week was due to be sentenced at Tsuen Wan Court yesterday for shoplifting. On May 17, Ivy Lam Po-yin, 32, ... yesterday for a probation report. But on May 31, Lam held her four-year-old daughter Leung Ka-yee and leapt from their 17th-floor flat in Kui Yat House, Yat Tung Estate, Tung Chung. The child ...

  2. News - China - CRIME

    Claiming set-up by Bo Xilai, lawyer Li Zhuang seeks review on conviction

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHIYUK, Keith Zhai

    ... for fabricating evidence for a crime boss prosecuted during disgraced former Chongqing party boss Bo Xilai's anti-triad campaign, said yesterday after a meeting with senior court officials that he was optimistic he would be vindicated. Xinhua reported yesterday that officials from the Chongqing No 1 Intermediate People's Court met Li yesterday morning before discussing the appeal he lodged. ...

  3. Doctor suspended for alcohol-tainted syrup

    Posted Mar 10th 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau A doctor who prescribed alcohol-tainted syrup to patients in 2006 was suspended from practising for a year yesterday by the Medical Council. In 2008 Dr Hin Lin-yee, who was absent from the council's disciplinary inquiry yesterday, was convicted at Tsuen Wan Magistrates' Court for illegal sale of unregistered pharmaceutical products and sale of a drug unfit ...

  4. Ex-student pleads guilty to assault

    Posted Mar 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A former Australian International School student yesterday admitted breaking his classmate's three teeth after beating him to the ground following an online quarrel. Luke Pickering, 17, pleaded guilty at Kowloon City Court to a count of assault occasioning bodily harm for beating Ryan Luk Yan-wing, 17, outside the Kowloon Tong school on November 4, 2009. Sentencing ...

  5. Jewellery shop worker jailed for gold scam

    Posted Mar 01st 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A former jewellery shop worker was jailed for two years and three months yesterday for masterminding a scam to steal more than HK$300,000 in gold ornaments from his employer, Luk Fook Jewellery. Kum Ming-hin, 25, was convicted in the District Court of conspiracy to steal and misleading police. He reported on March 29 last year he had been robbed of 31 taels of gold ...

  6. Life sentence for stabbing workmate to death

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A man was jailed for life yesterday for stabbing a workmate- who had a close relationship with his former wife- to death. Lau Kai-hoi, 53, was found guilty by a jury in the Court of First Instance of murdering Chan Hon-kay, 53, and wounding ex-wife Tai Fung-yi, 45, with intent in To Kwa Wan on February 24, 2009. Mr Justice Darryl Saw handed down a four-year term ...

  7. Trio jailed for spate of burglaries in Kowloon

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng Three men who broke into nine offices in industrial buildings were jailed yesterday for up to 28 months. Jen Chienlun, 51, Heung Yuk-kau, 38, and Lau hei-yin, 42, admitted a series of burglaries in Kowloon City, Kwun Tong and Kwai Chung between October last year and February this year. They stole diamonds, paintings, notebook computers, jewellery and boxes ...

  8. Woman on trial for dealing in proceeds of crime

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A woman stood trial in the District Court yesterday accused of dealing with more than HK$126 million in proceeds of crime. Yam Chim-kwan, 50, owned 11 properties in Hong Kong and had HK$1.35 million in her 11 bank accounts in August 2008, the court heard. Her live-in boyfriend, Thao Phoumy Chan, the head of a mainland drug syndicate, was sentenced to death in Guangzhou ...

  9. TVB host convicted of drink-driving

    Posted Dec 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng TVB host Amigo Choi Kin-bong was convicted of drink-driving yesterday after pleading guilty at Kwun Tong Court. The 31-year-old failed a random breath test at a roadblock in Tseung Kwan O Road early on October 26, the court heard. Acting principal magistrate Rickie Chan Kam-cheong adjourned sentencing to December 14 for a community service suitability report. ...

  10. Bus driver jailed for causing fatal crash

    Posted Nov 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu The driver of a private bus was jailed yesterday for 41/2 years and disqualified from driving for four years for causing a crash that killed three passengers and injured 22. Wong Yun-choi, 47, was found guilty in the District Court of dangerous driving causing the death of Ng Yu-bun, 33, Sham Ka-yung, 56, and Wong Siu-kau, 51, in the crash on North Lantau Highway ...




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