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  • Dec 28, 2014
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Loretta Fong

Schizophrenic not guilty on stab charges

A man suffering from schizophrenia who stabbed his wife and daughter with scissors was found not guilty, by reason of insanity, on two counts of assault with intent to injure.

Thursday, 1 April, 2010, 12:00am

Doctor sued for negligence

A female patient is suing a doctor, the father of the 19-year-old University of Hong Kong student who was killed by a collapsing tree in Stanley in 2008, for negligence. In a writ filed in the District Court last Thursday, Yeung Lai-yin claimed Dr Clarence Chong Kin-ki was negligent when he conducted a laparoscopic cholecystectomy at St Paul's Hospital in March 2007.

30 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Man guilty of possessing child porn

A 21-year-old Hong Kong resident, Yau Yan-kit, has been found guilty in the District Court of possessing child pornography. Yau, who pleaded guilty to one count of possessing child pornography, will be sentenced on April 14. After receiving information from Interpol in Luxembourg about downloading, police searched his house in Yuen Long and found thousands of video files and images.

20 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

14 charged in money laundering case

Fourteen people are on trial in the District Court for their alleged roles in laundering more than HK$120 million from the sale of illicit cigarettes. So Ching-chung, 43, his sister So Pak-wan, 44, and So's wife, Cheung Yan-yin, 42, allegedly used their bank accounts to receive the proceeds transferred by the other 11 co-defendants. They pleaded not guilty to 22 charges.

6 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Woman who cheated vendors jailed for 22 months

A beautician has been jailed for 22 months for using worthless cheques to cheat retailers and vendors on Yahoo's auction website out of iPhones, Hermes bags and diamonds worth more than HK$800,000 in total. Tiffany Wong Wing-yan, 30, pleaded guilty to eight counts of obtaining property by deception from March 2008 to March last year.

5 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Failed bank robber jailed for 10 years

An illegal immigrant who admitted trying to rob a bank with a defective pistol was jailed for 10 years yesterday. The Court of First Instance was told, mainlander Wu Yu-yuan handed a note in Chinese to Wing Lung Bank staff in Yau Ma Tei on April 25 last year, saying: 'Robbery. Take out money. I have bomb.' He fled when staff ignored him. Police later arrested him.

4 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Injured traffic officer awarded damages

A traffic police constable was awarded HK$579,000 in damages yesterday from a convicted drink-driver who injured him when he crashed into his motorcycle in July 2005. Chong Siu-lung was granted the compensation by Master Jack Wong Kin-tong in the Court of First Instance. Chong sued the driver, Samuel Au Yong-shong, and Weford Ltd in July 2008.

13 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

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. The hostess, 25, called her husband for help when she discovered what was happening and the matter was reported to the police.

21 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Deaf woman, boyfriend stole mother's safe

A deaf woman and her boyfriend yesterday admitted stealing her mother's safe containing valuables and cash totalling HK$111,300 in August. Sun Ching-yin, 28, and Au Man-kit, 33, pleaded guilty in Tuen Mun Court to one count of theft. They took the safe on August 3. Sentencing was adjourned to November 19, pending reports.

30 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Footpath motorcyclist fined

A motorcyclist who was seen in a YouTube clip following a minibus onto the footpath to avoid a Mong Kok traffic jam was yesterday fined HK$3,000 in Kwun Tong Court. Lau Kwok-keung, 43, was suspended from driving for six months. Minibus driver Tse Chi-nang, 53, was fined HK$500 last week and suspended from driving for six months.

30 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Forklift driver jailed for chopping wife's lover

A forklift driver was jailed for 22 months yesterday for chopping his wife's suspected lover. The District Court heard Wu Qing, 39, remarried his wife in 2003, six years after they had divorced. On March 16, a fight ensued after Wu caught the man, Li Fai, climbing out the window of his fourth-floor flat in Ho Pui Street, Tsuen Wan. Li suffered cuts and a fractured skull.

20 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Mother accused of murder fails to appear

A mother accused of burning charcoal and killing her two children inside their Tuen Mun flat earlier this month failed to appear in Tuen Mun Court yesterday because she remained in hospital. Lee Fung-yee, 38, faces two counts of murder. The case was adjourned to October 21.

17 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Nephew jailed for 20 months over fatal crash

A man was sentenced to 20 months in jail yesterday for causing an accident that killed his uncle in Yuen Long in January. Lam Wing-kei, 25, lost control of his vehicle, which flipped over, throwing his uncle out, the District Court heard. He was also banned from driving for six years after pleading guilty to charges including dangerous driving causing death and driving without a licence.

3 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Late tycoon's grandson to stand trial

The grandson of the late industrialist Haking Wong will stand trial next year for allegedly assaulting and stealing money from his grandmother, the District Court heard yesterday. Gareth Wong Ka-lau, 34, is charged with theft and assault. His trial was scheduled to begin on March 1 and last for three days. The offences are alleged to have taken place between 2002 and last year.

3 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Man guilty of strangling mainland lover

Yau Kit-keung, 50, was found guilty in the Court of First Instance of manslaughter for strangling his mainland lover with a curtain after she demanded that he choose between her and his wife. In a unanimous verdict, the jurors found Yau guilty of the manslaughter of Yong Xioqion, 31, known in Cantonese as Yeung Sau-king, on May 14 last year but found him not guilty of murder.

26 Sep 2009 - 12:00am