A 59-year-old woman appeared at Eastern Court accused of gouging out her sister’s eye on Thursday. Photo: Nora Tam

Woman with mental age of a two-year-old who ‘gouged out sister’s eye’ not fit to enter plea, Eastern Court in Hong Kong was told

  • Prosecutors weighing up how to proceed in what magistrate calls ‘special case’
Topic |   Hong Kong courts

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A 59-year-old woman appeared at Eastern Court accused of gouging out her sister’s eye on Thursday. Photo: Nora Tam
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General view of Eastern Law Courts Building in Sai Wan Ho.

Woman who gouged out her sister’s eye while she slept sent to psychiatric facility to determine if she is mentally fit to stand trial

  • Mentally disabled 59-year-old had never been appointed a guardian
  • The victim had been bedridden since 2017 with bone cancer
Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong

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General view of Eastern Law Courts Building in Sai Wan Ho.
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