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Former priest to face trial

A former priest accused of child molestation will go on trial early next year in the District Court. Michael Lau Ka-yee, 42, now an insurance agent, faces three counts of indecent assault and one of procuring an act of gross indecency.

Tuesday, 10 September, 2002, 12:00am

Karaoke bar crime rates rise

Crimes in karaoke bars and discos rose from 555 in 1999 to 679 last year, a Legislative Council committee meeting on licensing was told. Offences included serious assault, theft, trafficking and possession of drugs.

10 Oct 2001 - 12:00am

Mother admits assault

A mother struck her daughter, seven, with a bamboo back-scratcher because she wet herself, Eastern Court heard. The woman, 36, admitted one count of wilful assault causing injury. She had been bound over for similar behaviour against the girl at the time of the July 18 offence. Magistrate Colin Mackintosh adjourned sentencing to December 18.

7 Dec 2000 - 12:00am

Assault claims

A 21-year-old man accused of making a false allegation of assault by police officers after being arrested for theft twice in two days was charged with misleading a police officer. He will appear in Eastern Court today.

21 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Jacket required for Triple Trio assault

Full Metal Jacket looks a bullet-proof banker in the middle leg of tomorrow night's Happy Valley Triple Trio.

7 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Sex claims 'malicious'

A 16-year-old's complaint of indecent assault was motivated by malice and 'a result of discussion with her friends', District Court Judge Peter Line ruled.

Wong Man-kei, 25, was cleared of one count of indecent assault and one count of false imprisonment.

3 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Man denies indecency

Lo Wood-sai, 71, pleaded not guilty to indecent assault after a three-year-old girl was allegedly lured into a public toilet with an offer of a sweet.

The alleged incident took place while the child's father, 61, was watching friends playing mahjong in a shop at Kwai Chung Estate. The trial in the District Court continues before Deputy Judge Patrick Li Hon-leung.

12 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

Bad example

I am enraged by the sentence given to Isi Tu'ivai for violent behaviour. Western Court Magistrate Kwok Wai-kin describes rugby player Tu'ivai as a 'role model' to Hong Kong's youth ('Rugby star spared jail over assault', South China Morning Post, July 31).

3 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

Dress soberly to beat MTR pests: police chief

Women could help prevent attacks on the MTR by standing with their backs against train walls and wearing more conservative clothing, a senior police officer says.

More indecent assault cases have been reported on MTR trains as temperatures rise and women wear shorter dresses, police say.

28 Jul 1999 - 12:00am

Boy's blackmail sex attacker jailed

An electrician who blackmailed a 10-year-old boy into performing sex acts on him was yesterday jailed for three years.

The man, 26, was convicted in the District Court on two counts of indecency with a child and one of indecent assault. He had denied the charges.

29 Sep 1998 - 12:00am