HKSAR v. ALTANGEREL ERDENEBOLOR

HCCC308/2011

IN THE HIGH COURT OF THE

HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION

COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE

CRIMINAL CASE NO. 308 OF 2011

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HKSAR
v.
Altangerel Erdenebolor

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Before: The Honourable Mrs Justice V Bokhary

Date: 18 October 2011 at 11.02 am

Present: Mr Harish Melwaney, SPP of the Department of Justice, for HKSAR
Mr Maurice Tracy, instructed by Messrs Knight & Ho (assigned by DLA), for the Accused

Offence: Trafficking in dangerous drugs (販運危險藥物)

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Transcript of the Audio Recording
of the Sentence in the above Case

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COURT: Accused, you stand convicted of one charge of trafficking in a dangerous drug. You have pleaded guilty at the Magistrates Courtand you have been committed to this court for sentence.

The quantity of drugs involved in this case is 1.2 kilogrammes of a mixture containing 0.71 kilogramme of heroin hydrochloride and0.12 kilogramme of monoacetylmorphine hydrochloride. You have imported these drugs into Hong Kong and therefore enhancement is calledfor.

All things considered, and including enhancement, I adopt a starting point of 22 years’ imprisonment. Having taken into accounteverything urged in mitigation on your behalf, I shall give you the full one-third discount, thereby reducing the starting pointof 22 years to one of 14 years and 8 months.

You are therefore sentenced to 14 years and 8 months’ imprisonment.