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Firm director gets community service

A managing director of herbal-tea maker Wong Lo Kat (International) was sentenced in the District Court to 240 hours of community service yesterday for falsifying invoices to obtain HK$1.4 million in loans.

Wednesday, 10 December, 2008, 12:00am

Jail for prison guard turned voyeur

A corrections officer who used his mobile phone to take pictures up a woman's skirt was jailed for two weeks yesterday. Chan Kwai-hung, 42, denied a disorderly conduct charge but was convicted by Deputy Magistrate Jason Wan Siu-ming in Kwun Tong Court. Chan put his phone inside a bag and placed it under a woman's skirt at Telford Plaza. A security camera filmed his actions.

6 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Pair jailed for stealing government paper

Two transport workers were each jailed for one month yesterday for stealing waste government paper containing sensitive data from a contracted collector and selling it to another recycler. Wong Kuen-foon, 46, and Chan Kwong-fai, 26, earlier pleaded guilty to one count of theft. Acting Principal Magistrate Amanda Woodcock of Kwun Tong Court said the offence warranted a jail term.

13 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Student sentenced for plastic surgery loan

A secondary school student was sentenced to 80 hours of community service yesterday after she admitted to Acting Principal Magistrate Amanda Woodcock in Kwun Tong Court that she used forged documents to apply for a HK$20,000 bank loan. Chan Yee-yee, 16, said she planned to use the money for plastic surgery.

4 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Son accused of murdering mother, 77

Chan Shing-lung, 38, charged with the murder on Friday of his mother, missed a court hearing yesterday because he was being treated in United Christian Hospital. The unemployed man is scheduled to appear in Kwun Tong Court again tomorrow pending his discharge. Chan is accused of murdering Ng Suen-te, 77, at their home on Hing Tin Estate, Kwun Tong.

24 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Trio charged over alleged rape in Sha Tin eatery

Two schoolboys were among a trio who appeared in Sha Tin Court yesterday over an alleged rape in a restaurant. Ho Ka-kit, 17, Ma Ho-kan, 16, and store assistant Kewell Li Hau-chung, 19, were charged with raping a girl in a Lek Yuen Shopping Centre eatery in April. They did not enter a plea and were remanded in custody until October 10.

13 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Student gets bond for showing sex clips

A student who copied a couple's sex clips from a USB flash drive he found in the University of Hong Kong library and showed them to other students was placed on a HK$2,000 good behaviour bond yesterday. The owner left the drive in a public computer on February 14 and Lai Chun-yu, 21, the next user, found it, Kowloon City Court heard.

27 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Five plead guilty to theft of DHL accounts

Five people have admitted using stolen DHL Express accounts to give a mainland exporter free freight services. The scam cost DHL HK$1.36 million in courier fees last year, the District Court heard.

22 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Student jailed for attack on tourist

A University of Hong Kong student was jailed for 15 months for punching a female French tourist after a row over the use of her camera during a day out at Bride's Pool, leaving her with a black eye and skull laceration.

15 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Noise ruled 'inevitable part of HK life'

A man failed to win compensation for upsets to his life caused by renovation noise in a neighbouring flat after a tribunal ruled noise is an inevitable part of Hong Kong life. Retired archaeologist William Meacham had sought HK$26,500 from Fortune Founder, owner of the flat, to cover rent for another flat and travel costs.

14 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Officer gets 3 months' jail for molesting rookie

A married marine police sergeant was sentenced to three months' jail yesterday for molesting a rookie constable on an undercover anti-smuggling operation in Sai Kung, for which he had ordered his subordinate to pose with him as a couple. Sergeant Wong Yiu-wa, 44, was released on bail pending appeal on an indecent assault charge, to which he had pleaded not guilty in Kwun Tong Court.

24 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

10 admit forging details to obtain loans

Ten people admitted using forged personal information and student cards to apply for loans. They were working for a mastermind, who earlier pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud and who paid them commission. One man and nine women aged 19 to 25 pleaded guilty yesterday to the same charge. The District Court heard they obtained HK$315,000 in loans from three finance houses.

12 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Murder accused allegedly killed before

A housewife charged with murdering an elderly woman in March admitted committing a similar murder two years ago, a court was told yesterday. The prosecution alleged that under caution, Li Sui-heung, 49, admitted killing an 81-year-old in December 2006 in Tsuen Wan. The case was adjourned to June 17 and the woman remanded in custody.

22 May 2008 - 12:00am

Molester gets probation

A community centre volunteer who pleaded guilty to molesting two boys, aged 7 and 8, last year was sentenced to 18 months' probation yesterday. District Court Judge Rickie Chan Kam-cheong said he accepted that Wong Lung-wai, 19, would benefit from counselling to treat his problem, which was rooted in a broken family and unfortunate childhood.

9 May 2008 - 12:00am

Officers to check on accused killer's son

A magistrate has ordered welfare officers to check on a 12-year-old boy whose father appeared in Tsuen Wan Court yesterday charged with murdering the boy's mother, Lok Yuk-kuen, 40, on April 24. Transport worker Du Yanchan, 39, did not enter a plea. He expressed concern that his son was unattended. Magistrate Sham Siu-man ordered welfare officers to check on the boy.

6 May 2008 - 12:00am