Chung Chi-wah had appealed over his prison sentence. Photo: Warton LiChung Chi-wah had appealed over his prison sentence. Photo: Warton Li
Chung Chi-wah had appealed over his prison sentence. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong man freed after judge rules that six-month jail sentence for assaulting officer, drunken attack in park too hefty

  • Chung Chi-wah, 62, was released after a High Court judge ruled the sentencing magistrate had overestimated the gravity of the crime
  • Justice Anthea Pang questions decision of magistrate, who had said defendant’s offences were some of the most serious among similar cases

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Chung Chi-wah had appealed over his prison sentence. Photo: Warton LiChung Chi-wah had appealed over his prison sentence. Photo: Warton Li
Chung Chi-wah had appealed over his prison sentence. Photo: Warton Li
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