Barry Cheung, who wants his fraud trial judge to recuse himself, appears at a court in Wan Chai for an earlier hearing. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Former Leung Chun-ying adviser Barry Cheung requests Hong Kong judge sitting on his fraud trial steps down over ‘apparent bias’

  • Barry Cheung says judge’s earlier comments on co-defendant could indicate prejudice risk to informed observers
  • The former Executive Council member, whose trial is due to start within a fortnight, is accused of defrauding the city’s finance watchdog and a company
Topic |   Hong Kong courts

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Barry Cheung, who wants his fraud trial judge to recuse himself, appears at a court in Wan Chai for an earlier hearing. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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