Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm

Obsessed man jailed for assault of woman

A Frenchman obsessed with a young Hong Kong woman was jailed for 10 months after he assaulted and terrified her in a bid to get her back.

Friday, 27 April, 2012, 12:00am

Assault student given suspended term

A Singaporean law student who assaulted his former girlfriend in a futile attempt to force a reconciliation was given a six-month suspended jail term yesterday.

Brandon Tee Zhi-yi, 24, an exchange law student at the University of Hong Kong, was earlier found guilty in the District Court of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

17 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Construction worker who forced girlfriend to drink bleach jailed

A man who locked his girlfriend in their flat for 10 hours, stripped and beat her, and made her drink bleach was jailed for 16 months yesterday.

The victim, who escaped serious injury, was rescued by police after a security guard found notes she threw from a window pleading for help.

9 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

'Stalker' found guilty of assault

The owner of a Japanese restaurant who allegedly stalked a Chinese University professor was convicted of assault for grabbing the neck of a cultural studies tutor accompanying the academic. Lo Kwok-wai, 30, had pleaded not guilty at Sha Tin Court to assault occasioning actual bodily harm for injuring Dr Nick Chu Tai-shing as he picked up Dr Ann Huss on December 4.

24 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Academic sentenced for escalator assault

A City University English teacher who assaulted a woman on an escalator has been given a suspended sentence and fined HK$3,000. Andre Buitendag, 52, was handed a three-month term suspended for two years by Eastern Court and fined. He was convicted last month of assault occasioning actual bodily harm for hurting Cheng Lai-che, 51. He had pleaded not guilty.

27 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

University teacher convicted of assault

A City University English instructor was found guilty of assaulting a woman who had been standing on the left side of an escalator. Andre Buitendag, 52, was convicted in Eastern Court of assault occasioning actual bodily harm for hurting Cheng Lai-che, 51. He had pleaded not guilty. Sentencing is on August 12.

30 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Woman lost hearing after attack by vegetable vendor, court told

An elderly woman lost her hearing after she was slapped by a vegetable vendor during a dispute over change after a transaction, the District Court heard yesterday.

The vendor, Au Shun-king, 46, pleaded not guilty to one count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

18 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Constable freed on good behaviour bond

A marine police constable who grabbed his former girlfriend by the neck has been discharged on a good behaviour bond for one year. Judge Susana D'Almada Remedios, in the District Court, discharged Lau Chun-tat, 21, who was convicted of one charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm during an row with Ho Mei-shan on a Hung Hom street on September 28.

10 May 2008 - 12:00am

Girlfriend beaten over joining force, court told

A marine police constable beat his girlfriend to stop her becoming a police officer because he could not bear the idea of her with boyish looks if she cut her hair short, a court heard yesterday.

15 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Tutor pleads guilty to assaulting boy

A private tutor who pinched and punched a primary school pupil has pleaded guilty to assault and has been remanded in custody for two weeks until sentencing on March 26. Tong Chi-keung, 28, who taught at a North Point tutorial centre, was yesterday charged at Eastern Court with assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

13 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Mother pleads guilty to assaulting son

A mother admitted yesterday at Kowloon City Court that she punished her son with a belt and stepped on his head. Chan Mui-heung, 38, a mother of two boys, pleaded guilty to two counts of assault. Another assault charge and one of actual bodily harm were dismissed. Sentencing was adjourned until August 21, pending probation, psychiatric and psychological reports.

10 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

Counterfeits complaints down

Customs received 1,999 complaints last year about sales of counterfeit goods, compared with 2,144 in 2005. Among 612 enforcement actions, 412 people were arrested for counterfeit offences. Items seized included clothing, leather goods, watches and pharmaceutical products with a value of more than HK$11 million.

3 May 2007 - 12:00am

Psychiatric patient jailed five years for assault

A man with a history of violence was jailed for five years yesterday after pleading guilty to assault charges after he bashed a man over the head with a rock without provocation.

Choy Tin-bo had pleaded guilty in the Court of First Instance to one count of wounding with intent.

22 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Briton denies pub attack

Jason Alexander Sankey, 21, denied in court yesterday having attacked South China Morning Post journalists Julian Thomas and Paul Ruffini in the Old China Hand pub in Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, on May 4. Sankey, a Briton studying at an Australian university, denied one count of wounding and one count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm. The trial was set for July 23.

19 Jun 2001 - 12:00am

Blackmail case pair jailed

Wong Siu-kwan, 26, and To Kar-kin, 24, were jailed for four and two years respectively for tying up a nightclub hostess in a hotel and threatening to distribute nude photos of her unless she paid them $100,000.

10 Jun 2000 - 12:00am