A judge has sentenced a man to an indefinite term at a psychiatric centre for attempting to murder his flatmate after hearing voices. Photo: Warton Li
A judge has sentenced a man to an indefinite term at a psychiatric centre for attempting to murder his flatmate after hearing voices. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong judge sentences man to psychiatric centre for trying to kill flatmate after hearing voices

  • Defendant attacked victim with a cleaver after he heard a voice accusing him of stealing a packet of cigarettes, court told
  • Judge rules indefinite hospital stay in interests of defendant and public

A judge has sentenced a man to an indefinite term at a psychiatric centre for attempting to murder his flatmate after hearing voices. Photo: Warton Li
A judge has sentenced a man to an indefinite term at a psychiatric centre for attempting to murder his flatmate after hearing voices. Photo: Warton Li
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