The judge in the trial over the death of a five-year-old girl has instructed jurors not to let their emotions affect their decision. Photo: Warton Li The judge in the trial over the death of a five-year-old girl has instructed jurors not to let their emotions affect their decision. Photo: Warton Li
The judge in the trial over the death of a five-year-old girl has instructed jurors not to let their emotions affect their decision. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong judge in 5-year-old girl’s murder trial tells jurors not to ‘let emotions affect your decision’

  • Judge tells jurors to carefully consider whether the girl’s parents’ intended to cause her grievous bodily harm, a key element of the murder charge against them
  • ‘Please do not succumb to any emotional feelings as children are involved,’ Mr Justice Albert Wong tells the seven-member panel

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
The judge in the trial over the death of a five-year-old girl has instructed jurors not to let their emotions affect their decision. Photo: Warton Li The judge in the trial over the death of a five-year-old girl has instructed jurors not to let their emotions affect their decision. Photo: Warton Li
The judge in the trial over the death of a five-year-old girl has instructed jurors not to let their emotions affect their decision. Photo: Warton Li
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