So’s actions came to light during an inquiry into the deadliest boat accident in Hong Kong in 40 years, which claimed 39 lives – including eight children – when two ferries collided near Lamma Island on October 1, 2012. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong marine official found to have ignored life jacket law in deadly 2012 Lamma ferry disaster walks free after jail sentence cut

  • So Ping-chi has prison term for misconduct in public office reduced from 16 months to 4½
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So’s actions came to light during an inquiry into the deadliest boat accident in Hong Kong in 40 years, which claimed 39 lives – including eight children – when two ferries collided near Lamma Island on October 1, 2012. Photo: Reuters
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