General view of The High Court in Admiralty. Photo: Roy Issa

Hong Kong man jailed for three years for fatally punching his ex-lover’s boyfriend

  • Accused was defending himself and his ex-girlfriend when her boyfriend got enraged seeing them walk together
  • Judge admitted that the victim was the aggressor, but said ‘a life was lost’ and ‘the sentence must reflect the gravity of the offence’
Topic |   Hong Kong courts

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General view of The High Court in Admiralty. Photo: Roy Issa
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The High Court in Admiralty, where Benny Tai, the University of Hong Kong law scholar, sought on Friday to have his travel ban lifted. Photo: Roy Issa

Hong Kong retiree sentenced to two months jail for box cutter attack on schoolteacher during human chain demonstration

  • Fu Chu-biu, 65, pleaded guilty on Friday to one count of wounding – and judge cites his 26 prior convictions, including nine related to violence
  • Separately, Sha Tin district councillor Hui Yui-yu and former Occupy leader Benny Tai also appear in Hong Kong courts
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The High Court in Admiralty, where Benny Tai, the University of Hong Kong law scholar, sought on Friday to have his travel ban lifted. Photo: Roy Issa
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