The High Court in Admiralty. Photo: Roy Issa The High Court in Admiralty. Photo: Roy Issa
The High Court in Admiralty. Photo: Roy Issa

Hong Kong man gets eight years in jail for splashing drain cleaner over wife

  • Lau Wing-kau pleads guilty to one count of throwing corrosive fluid with intent and presents a mitigation letter from his wife, while seeking a lenient sentence
  • But judge says ‘acid throwing is a vile offence which is resorted to far too readily’ and ‘the court has to consider deterrence as an element of the sentence’

Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong
The High Court in Admiralty. Photo: Roy Issa The High Court in Admiralty. Photo: Roy Issa
The High Court in Admiralty. Photo: Roy Issa
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