Yip Kai-Foon

Gangster's appeal rejected

Gangster Yip Kai-foon's application for judicial review of his penalty for unauthorised possession of cigarettes and snacks in prison was rejected yesterday in the Court of First Instance.

Saturday, 21 July, 2007, 12:00am

Property tycoon denies contact with notorious gangster

But Joseph Lau says his private charity trust has helped the family of paralysed inmate Yip Kai-foon

Property tycoon Joseph Lau Luen-hung says he has no personal contact with Yip Kai-foon, one of Hong Kong's most notorious gangsters, although the inmate was once his employee.

25 May 2006 - 12:00am

Gangster's letters smuggled out of jail

A Correctional Services Department officer is accused of carrying two unauthorised personal letters out of Stanley Prison for Yip Kai-foon, one of Hong Kong's most notorious gangsters.

24 May 2006 - 12:00am

Gangster Yip Kai-foon ties the knot in prison

Notorious gangster Yip Kai-foon got married in Stanley Prison last week with his visiting mainland wife, whom he had previously married under a false name while on the run across the border.

12 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

New evidence will clear me, claims gangster Yip

Defiant gangster Yip Kai-foon claims new evidence can prove his innocence and told judges yesterday he was deter mined to clear his name.

The notorious gunman, once Hong Kong's most wanted man, succeeded in having his sentence reduced by five years in the Court of Appeal.

24 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Officers deny Yip ill-treated

Prison officers have rejected Yip Kai-foon's claims that he is being mistreated.

Wheelchair-bound Yip, 37, paralysed from the waist down after a shootout with police in Kennedy Town in May last year, used his appeal court hearing on Thursday to shout complaints about facilities and treatment in Stanley Prison.

21 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Prisoners' road-sign overtime

Prisoners have been made to work overtime to produce road signs due to the heavy demand of so many infrastructure projects.

While most of the working population faces job uncertainty, prisoners have been working up to 10 hours a day to keep pace.

15 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Security tight for hearing

Security at the High Court was tightened yesterday when a man accused of shooting a police officer and kidnapping appeared.

Wheelchair-bound Yip Kai-foon, 35, is charged with shooting a police constable on May 13 last year in Kennedy Town and possessing two pistols, 34 rounds of ammunition and cartridges without a licence.

11 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Alleged gunman Yip stages hunger strike

Recaptured escapee Yip Kai-foon has been on hunger strike since he was denied the right to watch television and read newspapers.

Yip, 35, began the protest at Stanley Prison last Thursday after he was disciplined for refusing to go to court last month.

5 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Time to prepare

Police were given three days to prepare for alleged gunman Yip Kai-foon's court return. Magistrate Alan Wright adjourned the case to Monday.

2 Aug 1996 - 12:00am