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Mother charged over baby's injuries

Tuesday, 7 June, 2011, 12:00am

No jail for man, 74, over shooting gesture

A 74-year-old man was given a four-week jail sentence, suspended for one year, for pointing his hand like a gun and shouting 'Bang!' at a Tuen Mun Court magistrate who ordered him to pay HK$4,040 for damaging an ambulance door. Wong Chun-tim had pleaded guilty to using a threatening gesture on Deputy Magistrate Douglas Kwok Kam-tao on August 14, when he admitted hitting the ambulance.

4 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Parents charged over diluted formula

Prosecutors charged a couple who allegedly diluted milk formula for their three-month-old girl with manslaughter yesterday in Tuen Mun Court. The baby of Wong Chi-chung, 21, and his girlfriend, Cheung Po-shan, 31, who lived in Grandeur Terrace, Tin Shui Wai, died on June 26. Prosecutors will apply for the case to be heard in the High Court on December 4.

29 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

Woman jailed for shoplifting

A woman who stole to get attention from her estranged husband was sentenced to four months in jail at Tuen Mun Court yesterday. Suen Lai-man, 29, who suffered from post-natal depression, was convicted of stealing vitamins and condoms from a convenience store. The court heard that Suen, a four-time offender, was undergoing a divorce.

10 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Man who beat son unconscious gets probation

A construction worker who, in a drunken rage, beat his 16-year-old son's head for three minutes until the boy was unconscious was put on a 12-month probation in Tuen Mun Court yesterday. Principal Magistrate Kwok Wai-kin ordered Guo Qianrui, 40, not to consume alcohol or engage in violence. Mr Kwok said the offence was serious and that the boy required brain surgery after the beating.

7 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Girl, 14, charged with baby's murder

A 14-year-old girl appeared in Tuen Mun Court yesterday charged with murdering a baby at her 24th-floor flat in Yuen Long on Tuesday. The form three student, whose name cannot be disclosed for legal reasons, did not enter a plea. The case was adjourned to Monday pending further inquiries.

14 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Boy's foot fetish linked to Web porn, court told

A 'shy and introverted' student who fondled girls' legs and snatched their shoes had developed 'deviant behaviour' after visiting pornographic websites, a court heard yesterday.

6 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Student pleads guilty to exam fraud

A student who sat a Form Five certificate exam in mathematics for a friend admitted guilt yesterday after repeatedly changing her plea in the city's first criminal case of its kind. Leung Hoi-ting, now 20, pleaded guilty in Tuen Mun Court to fraudulently completing the exam in May last year at the request of her friend, Form Six student Yuen Wai-chi.

17 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Two charged in customs' largest marijuana raid

5 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Father who paraded naked son separated from family

Updated at 6.27pm: A father who forced his 10-year-old son to walk naked in public was ordered to receive psychiatric treatment and live apart from his family during an 18-month probation.

The 46-year-old unemployed man, surnamed Chan, earlier pleaded guilty in Tuen Mun Court to one count of ill-treating a child.

3 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Nanny of dead boy 'in a rush'

A mainland nanny arrested after a boy under her care fell to his death has admitted she left him unattended because she was in a hurry to go home to pack her belongings, a court heard yesterday.

Liu Yufang, 65, who was on a two-way permit, appeared in Tuen Mun Court on a charge of child abuse and breaching her conditions of stay by working.

22 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Abseiling firemen rescue workers in gondola

14 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Woman to face court over baby's death

A woman, 19, arrested in connection with the death of a baby found at Yau Oi Estate, Tuen Mun, on Monday was last night charged with murder and will appear in Tuen Mun Court today.

28 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Man due in court on kidnap charges after boy, six, freed

A 23-year-old man will appear in Tuen Mun Court this morning charged with kidnapping a six-year-old boy in Tuen Mun on June 29.

The man gave himself up on Friday, a day after the boy was freed. Fifteen men and five women have been arrested in connection with the case. A ransom of $950,000 has been recovered.

9 Jul 2001 - 12:00am