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Magdalen Chow

Acid attack suspect freed

A restaurant manager charged with murdering a fellow worker by throwing acid over her was set free yesterday after a judge ruled he had no case to answer.

Tuesday, 7 December, 2004, 12:00am

Acid attack suspect freed

A restaurant manager charged with murdering a fellow worker by throwing acid over her was set free yesterday after a judge ruled he had no case to answer.

Mr Justice Thomas Gall directed the jury of seven in the Court of First Instance to return a verdict of not guilty on the murder charge faced by Wong Chong-hoi, 44.

7 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Mother raped by ex-lover, jury told

A woman told a High Court jury yesterday how she was raped by a man she met through a telephone dating hotline after she refused to have sex with him.

The 29-year-old mother of one said she became acquainted with Leung Ping-wa a few months after she gave birth because she was unhappy and suspected her husband of having an affair, the Court of First Instance heard.

26 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Son accused of cheating his dying father out of savings

A dying man was swindled out of his savings by his son, who tricked him into transferring his assets after he suffered a stroke, a court heard yesterday.

To Sum spent his last few months living on a disability allowance in a 300sqft rented flat in Shamshuipo. He died aged 81 on May 23.

17 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Schoolboy planned to die with his pregnant girlfriend

A 16-year-old schoolboy who admitted stabbing his pregnant girlfriend had intended to die with her because he did not know how to solve their problems, the Court of First Instance heard yesterday.

14 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Man accused of harassing family

A public servant who wanted his ex-wife to give up the $9,000 a month he was paying in maintenance launched a hate-mail campaign, threatened her with abusive phone calls and 'desecrated' the graves of her parents and their child, a High Court writ says.

6 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

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