IN THE HIGH COURT OF THE
HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION
COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE
CRIMINAL CASE NO. 158 OF 2011
|| The Honourable Mrs Justice V Bokhary
|| 13 July 2011 at 9.53 am
|| Mr Peter Power, SADPP of the Department of Justice, for HKSAR
Mr Michael Arthur, instructed by the Legal Aid Department, for the Accused
|| Trafficking in a dangerous drug (販運危險藥物)
Transcript of the Audio Recording
of the Sentence in the above Case
COURT: Chan Kwok-leung, you stand convicted of one charge of trafficking in a dangerous drug.
You have pleaded guilty at the Magistrate’s Court and you have been committed to the High Court for sentence.
The quantity of drugs involved is 930.06 grammes of a powder containing 540 grammes of ketamine.
For that amount of dangerous drugs, I take a starting point of 11½ years’ imprisonment.
I have taken into account everything urged in mitigation on your behalf including your plea of guilty at an early stage and your cooperationwith the police.
I shall give you a slightly more than one-third discount thereby reducing the starting point to one of 7½ years’ imprisonment.
You are therefore sentenced to 7½ years’ imprisonment.