A trial over an offence that carries a maximum fine of HK$500, bogged down by legal disputes, concluded 90 days after it began on Monday. Photo: SCMPA trial over an offence that carries a maximum fine of HK$500, bogged down by legal disputes, concluded 90 days after it began on Monday. Photo: SCMP
A trial over an offence that carries a maximum fine of HK$500, bogged down by legal disputes, concluded 90 days after it began on Monday. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong woman cleared in jaywalking trial that finally ends after nearly two years

  • Saga over road-crossing allegation leads to judicial reviews, arrest warrant for defendant’s previous lawyer and civil claim
  • High Court judge said proceedings, which ended with pedestrian’s acquittal on Monday, should have been wrapped up ‘within hours’

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
A trial over an offence that carries a maximum fine of HK$500, bogged down by legal disputes, concluded 90 days after it began on Monday. Photo: SCMPA trial over an offence that carries a maximum fine of HK$500, bogged down by legal disputes, concluded 90 days after it began on Monday. Photo: SCMP
A trial over an offence that carries a maximum fine of HK$500, bogged down by legal disputes, concluded 90 days after it began on Monday. Photo: SCMP
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