Lui Ah-fook, a former executive committee member of the Taxi Drivers and Operators Association, was among those involved in the vote-buying scheme who received a heavier penalty. Photo: Brian Wong
Lui Ah-fook, a former executive committee member of the Taxi Drivers and Operators Association, was among those involved in the vote-buying scheme who received a heavier penalty. Photo: Brian Wong

Hong Kong court extends jail time for six conspirators in 2016 Legislative Council vote-buying scheme

  • Justice Derek Pang says lower court previously awarded excessive remission to defendants’ sentences on the basis of good character
  • Conspirators offered friends and family HK$1,000 each in attempt to secure information technology constituency seat for then Legco hopeful Eric Yeung

Lui Ah-fook, a former executive committee member of the Taxi Drivers and Operators Association, was among those involved in the vote-buying scheme who received a heavier penalty. Photo: Brian Wong
Lui Ah-fook, a former executive committee member of the Taxi Drivers and Operators Association, was among those involved in the vote-buying scheme who received a heavier penalty. Photo: Brian Wong
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