A father was sentenced to 16 months in jail at the District Court on Monday for assaulting his son with a knife last year. Photo: Nora Tam A father was sentenced to 16 months in jail at the District Court on Monday for assaulting his son with a knife last year. Photo: Nora Tam
A father was sentenced to 16 months in jail at the District Court on Monday for assaulting his son with a knife last year. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong man who hacked son with knife in dispute over bathroom use jailed for 16 months

  • Judge finds a more lenient sentence appropriate given the defendant’s poor health and his otherwise clean record
  • The former butcher had attacked his son with the knife last year in a fit of anger after the younger man ignored his request to let him use the bathroom

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
A father was sentenced to 16 months in jail at the District Court on Monday for assaulting his son with a knife last year. Photo: Nora Tam A father was sentenced to 16 months in jail at the District Court on Monday for assaulting his son with a knife last year. Photo: Nora Tam
A father was sentenced to 16 months in jail at the District Court on Monday for assaulting his son with a knife last year. Photo: Nora Tam
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