Former Hong Kong home affairs secretary Patrick Ho, depicted in this courtroom sketch, did not take the stand on Monday. Photo: AP

Ex-Hong Kong minister Patrick Ho could know as early as Wednesday whether he will be jailed on corruption charges

  • Former home affairs secretary exercises right to remain silent, declining to testify on the eight counts of bribery and money laundering he faces
  • Veteran criminal lawyer says odds are against Ho given the large amount of evidence presented by prosecution
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Former Hong Kong home affairs secretary Patrick Ho, depicted in this courtroom sketch, did not take the stand on Monday. Photo: AP
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