Kowloon City Court

Refusal to take passenger costs cabbie HK$4,000

A taxi driver's refusal to take a passenger cost him more than the fare - the man turned out to be an off-duty magistrate, and the cabbie ended up with a HK$4,000 fine.

Saturday, 24 March, 2012, 12:00am

City Digest

'Long Hair' and five others face trial on November 24

15 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Would-be father grabbed children

A tutor who grabbed the hands of two little girls outside a Kowloon Tong kindergarten to 'satisfy his desire to be a father' has been put on probation for two years.

Tang Wai-ho, 30, who suffers from autism and social problems, must also receive psychiatric and psychological treatment as directed by the probation officer, Magistrate Bina Chainrai ordered.

22 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

'No evidence of attack on Tsang'

Lawyers for an activist accused of hitting Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen during a protest in March said yesterday the allegation was not supported by evidence.

No witnesses saw the alleged attack nor did a video played in court show it, Kowloon City Court was told.

20 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

City Digest

Fraud charges over maternity bookings

2 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Tsang may be summonsed over violent demo

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen may be called to testify in court over a violent demonstration in which he alleges he was hit in the chest.

The possibility was raised by the League of Social Democrats after member Steve Wong Chun-kit, 25, appeared in Kowloon City Court yesterday on one count of acting in a disorderly manner.

5 May 2011 - 12:00am

Pair charged with drug trafficking

A Venezuelan and a mainland man appeared in Kowloon City Court yesterday charged with drug trafficking. Trading company owner Eduardo Jose Rios Pinilla, 29, and Tam Chi-sau, 53, unemployed, entered no plea. They allegedly committed the offence in the lobby of a hotel in Sha Tin on Friday. The charge did not specify the amount or type of drug involved. The pair were remanded.

3 May 2011 - 12:00am

In Brief

Gunshot man fails to appear in court on weapons counts

20 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Doctor accused of filling days with bogus bookings

A public doctor appeared in court yesterday accused of making bogus consultation appointments to pad out his schedule and reduce his workload.

19 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Mother made son stand naked in hall

A woman was handed a 12-month probation order yesterday for making her son, six, stand naked in the corridor outside their flat. Lin Qiong-yu, 30, a farmer who came to the city two years ago, had pleaded guilty in Kowloon City Court to ill-treatment of a child on October 12. Deputy Magistrate Ko Wai-hung said such an offence might have a permanent psychological impact on the boy.

8 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

False report conviction

17 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Five charged after pistol seized in police raid

8 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Three months' jail for HK$100 bribe

A HK$100 note placed in an envelope has landed a 51-year-old mainland immigrant in jail for three months.

The note was included in a letter from Lui Sau-kam to a public housing official requesting a better flat than the one she had just been allocated.

13 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Jail for HK$78,000 mooncake fraud

An unemployed man who redeemed 439 boxes of mooncake worth HK$78,142 using fake coupons was jailed for four months yesterday. Pui Fung-wang, 49, was sentenced in Kowloon City Court after pleading guilty to conspiracy to use a false instrument. The court heard that a man had given Pui the coupons and HK$3,000 for helping him redeem them.

20 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

11 restaurant staff face court over kickbacks

Eleven workers from nine restaurants have been charged with taking illegal rebates of more than HK$160,000 from a frozen seafood supplier, the Independent Commission Against Corruption said.

The defendants face a total of 14 counts of being an agent accepting an advantage. They will appear in Kowloon City Court today for plea in 10 separate cases.

15 Jan 2010 - 12:00am