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  • Sep 21, 2014
  • Updated: 1:40am


16 months' jail for indecent assault

A salesman was jailed for 16 months yesterday for molesting a nightclub hostess in a hotel room while she was drunk. Abel Lee Chun-ming, 35, pleaded guilty in the District Court to one count of indecent assault, which took place on April 30.

Saturday, 21 November, 2009, 12:00am

Teens sentenced for assault on pupil

19 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Man pleads not guilty to sex charges

A jobless man appeared in court accused of sexually abusing his two nieces over a period of 14 years. The 45-year-old man pleaded not guilty in the Court of First Instance to five charges of indecent assault, one of a gross indecent act towards a child, one count of rape and an alternative count of having sex with an under-age girl.

10 Sep 2009 - 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

British teacher accused of molestation

A British part-time teacher at an international school was accused of molesting three boys in residential flats on three separate occasions, Eastern Court heard yesterday. Ian Nash, 32, entered no plea to three counts of indecent assault.

14 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Teen gets probation for indecent touching

A 17-year-old student who twice indecently touched an insurance saleswoman's legs was placed on 18 months' probation in Kwun Tong Court yesterday. The student, who told the court that he had a special interest in women's legs, admitted indecent assault in July and September last year. Acting Principal Magistrate Amanda Woodcock said medical reports showed he had psychological problems.

19 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Slow progress towards a sex offenders' registry

Efforts to press the government to set up a registry of sex offenders over the past few years made little progress as proponents and opponents became locked in rounds of debates.

A consultation on a possible registry was launched in July by the Law Reform Commission, the latest effort to fast-track interim measures to protect children from repeat child molesters.

16 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Journalist denies assaulting colleague

A journalist pleaded not guilty in Eastern Court yesterday to a charge of assault occasioning grievous bodily harm. Lim Siong Hoon, 52, an editor of the Hong Kong Economic Times, is accused of attacking colleague Ho Hon-yue at the newspaper's office in North Point on June 5. Principal Magistrate Garry Tallentire adjourned the hearing to September 26.

1 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Schizophrenic's assault claim dismissed

A schizophrenic who said his illness was brought on by a series of alleged police assaults has failed in his bid to sue the force for HK$7.7 million. Wu Shu-bun, through his mother, had claimed in the Court of First Instance that he was assaulted by police on three occasions. However, Mr Justice Jeremy Poon Shiu-chor found there was no proof the alleged assaults ever took place.

21 May 2008 - 12:00am

Pet shop owner's sentence upheld

A pet shop owner jailed for seven years for inflicting horrific wounds on an employee had her sentence upheld by the Court of Appeal. Chan Pui-mun, 32, was jailed in 2004 after being found guilty in the District Court of 14 charges, including assault occasioning bodily harm, wounding and wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

21 May 2008 - 12:00am