Eastern Court

Officer guilty of taking discounts and free liquor

Titus Wong Koon-ho in 2012. Photo: SCMP Pictures

A former Wan Chai police chief was convicted of misconduct in public office yesterday for getting discounts and liquor from a restaurant. The court has ordered further investigations as more officers are suspected to be involved.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Prison officer's claim he was following orders challenged in misconduct case

Tang Kwai-man (left) and Leung Siu-wing. Photo: David Wong

A prosecutor yesterday suggested that a detention officer breached his duties not under orders from a superior, as he claimed, but by giving the directions his own interpretation.

Senior assistant director of public prosecutions Isaac Tam Sze-lok was speaking while cross-examining Tang Kwai-man, a Correctional Services Department officer, in Eastern Court.

22 Aug 2012 - 3:24am


Three injured making drugs arrest

15 Aug 2012 - 11:03pm

Swindler jailed for cheating 'schoolmate'

An unemployed man who tricked a stranger into giving him HK$45,000 by claiming he was a former schoolmate was sentenced to 19 months in jail yesterday.

Lau Kong-keung, 39, had pleaded guilty in Eastern Court to seven counts of fraud and one count of obtaining property by deception.

5 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Sevens ticket accused didn't act alone

Only one of five men involved a scam selling fake Rugby Sevens tickets in March was arrested, it emerged in court yesterday.

Alexander de Sola Torgersen, an agent for sports ticket agency Euroteam, told Eastern Court he met a group of five men when he bought tickets for the tournament on March 22, a day before the annual event kicked off.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

Probation for graffiti attack on police HQ

A magistrate placed a man who sprayed graffiti on the police headquarters on probation for 15 months yesterday, after noting his 'unfortunate psychiatric history'.

14 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Guilty plea over vandalism at police HQ

A man with a history of bipolar disorder yesterday pleaded guilty to spraying graffiti on a wall at police headquarters and throwing a can at an officer from a metal ledge.

20 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Suspect in Central sex assault free on bail

28 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Donald Tsang's popularity slips a bit further

31 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Pet rescuer cleared over attack by dogs on jogger

The founder of Hong Kong Dog Rescue yesterday walked free from Eastern Court after being accused over an attack by a pack of dogs on a jogger.

Deputy Special Magistrate Stephen Yeung Shu-bun ruled there was no evidence to show it was Sally Andersen's dogs that bit Mitch MacDonald.

19 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Community service for trader in fatal protest

A former chicken trader, whose protest on top of a Central footbridge in June led to the death of a police officer, was sentenced to 100 hours of community service yesterday for obstructing a public place.

5 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Nine North Point demonstrators charged

Five men and three women, who were among 53 demonstrators arrested after a clash with police in North Point on June 4, were charged with three counts of unauthorised assembly yesterday and will appear in Eastern Court next Thursday. Another woman, 28, who allegedly stole a police baton will appear in court on January 4.

16 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Activists acquitted over liaison office protest

Two League of Social Democrats activists were acquitted yesterday of disorderly conduct for throwing a bottle and a bag of corn flour into Beijing's liaison office last year.

11 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Doctor disputes officers' testimony

Two police officers hit with white powder by protesters were not in pain when they sought treatment, a court heard yesterday.

5 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

City Digest

2 charged with conspiracy to defraud over IPO

4 Oct 2011 - 12:00am