A courtroom sketch showing Patrick Ho (right) seated at the defence table during jury selection. Illustration: APA courtroom sketch showing Patrick Ho (right) seated at the defence table during jury selection. Illustration: AP
A courtroom sketch showing Patrick Ho (right) seated at the defence table during jury selection. Illustration: AP

Ex-Hong Kong minister Patrick Ho’s US$2.9 million corruption trial opens, as defence calls it a ‘bribery case with no bribes’

  • Lawyer Benjamin Rosenberg tells court that payments made to African officials were donations and contributions
  • He argues that prosecution witness Cheikh Gadio is testifying against Ho because he plans to run for president in Senegal

Topic |   Patrick Ho
A courtroom sketch showing Patrick Ho (right) seated at the defence table during jury selection. Illustration: APA courtroom sketch showing Patrick Ho (right) seated at the defence table during jury selection. Illustration: AP
A courtroom sketch showing Patrick Ho (right) seated at the defence table during jury selection. Illustration: AP
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