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Computer technician's bail extended

An Eastern Court magistrate yesterday extended the bail of a computer technician who allegedly dishonestly accessed a computer related to the release of nude photographs of celebrities on the internet.

Saturday, 23 February, 2008, 12:00am

Student 'taught lesson'

A university student who obtained a job to support her family using fake credentials has been ordered to do 160 hours of community service.

Making the order in Eastern Court, Magistrate Garry Tallentire said Lau Yuet-ling had committed a serious offence, but the two weeks she had spent in custody on remand should have taught her a lesson.

26 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Chopper-wielding fisherman spared jail

A fisherman who attacked two anti-hawking officers with a chopper during a raid last month was ordered in Eastern Court yesterday to do 240 hours of community service.

26 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Worker accepted bribe

Construction worker Fung Wing-fook, 50, was jailed for six months by magistrate Garry Tallentire at Kwun Tong Court yesterday after he pleaded guilty to accusations that he accepted a $3,000 bribe from a sub-contractor.

15 Mar 2001 - 12:00am

Man taped teenager undressing in shop

A laid-off computer technician secretly videotaped a female shopper in the changing room of a department store.

Eastern Court was told that on April 16 Chan Yan-kwong, 36, hid a video camera in a nylon bag with a hole cut in it then followed the teenage shopper into changing rooms at Sogo in Causeway Bay. He videotaped her through a gap in the doorway of a cubicle.

22 May 1999 - 12:00am

Officer denies $300,000 loan charges

A police superintendent yesterday denied soliciting and accepting a $300,000 loan without receiving permission.

Philip Bouttle, 37, who is attached to the Child Protection Unit, pleaded not guilty in Eastern Court to a charge of soliciting an advantage and one of accepting an advantage, namely a $300,000 loan from businessman Chan Ka-ho.

7 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Alcoholic beat and kicked daughter, 4

An alcoholic father who hit his young daughter with a rod until her nose bled was given a suspended sentence yesterday.

The 54-year-old unemployed man hit his four-year-old daughter with a wooden rod, kicked her buttocks and smacked her more than 10 times on June 21, Eastern Court heard.

11 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Jilted adulteress drove after drowning sorrows

A transport company director was caught drink-driving after drowning her sorrows with beer because her boyfriend had deserted her, a court heard yesterday.

Lau Lap-kwan, 27, had been left to drink on her own in a Wan Chai bar after her married lover had walked off during an argument, Eastern Court was told.

8 May 1998 - 12:00am

$2,000 for indecency

Businessman Kaluge Anselmus, 40, who exposed himself to a woman student at the Academy for Performing Arts, was fined $2,000 by Eastern magistrate Garry Tallentire.

15 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Thrown chopper costs $4,000

A Form Five student threw a chopper from a third-floor flat because he feared his angry elder sister would attack him, Eastern Court heard yesterday.

Wong Chi-foon, 17, pleaded guilty to allowing an object to fall from a height.

28 Oct 1997 - 12:00am