Li Kwok-fung, the chairman of both the North District Council and Fanling District Rural Committee, arrives at Fanling court yesterday to plead not guilty to charges of making false rental claims totalling $129,000. Li, 53, was allowed cash bail of $2,000. A pretrial review has been set for October 24. Li faces two counts of fraud. Former North District councillor Tang Kun-nin, 51, who was jointly charged with one count of fraud in the case, was also allowed bail of $2,000 yesterday.