The defendant stood trial at Eastern Court. Photo: Nora Tam
The defendant stood trial at Eastern Court. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong court clears teenager of allegations he forced girl, 13, to have sex with him

  • American defendant, now 17, had denied making the victim, then 13, engage in sexual conduct before twice having intercourse with her in 2019 and soliciting sex from her on another occasion
  • Magistrate casts doubt on girl’s credibility after the latter admitted she had been coached by her friend on how to respond to challenges by the defence at trial

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
The defendant stood trial at Eastern Court. Photo: Nora Tam
The defendant stood trial at Eastern Court. Photo: Nora Tam
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