IN THE HIGH COURT OF THE
HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION
COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE
CRIMINAL CASE NO 19 OF 2013
||The Honourable Mrs Justice V Bokhary
||1 November 2013 at 9.44 am
||Mr Bobby Cheung, SPP of the Department of Justice, for HKSAR
||Mr Lee Ting-hong Adrian, instructed by Messrs Anthony Kwan & Co (assigned by DLA), for the accused
||Trafficking in dangerous drugs (販運危險藥物)
Transcript of the Audio Recording
of the Sentence in the above Case
COURT: Accused, you stand convicted on your own plea of guilty on one charge of trafficking in dangerous drugs. The drugs involvedare 54.47 grammes of a crystalline solid containing 51.02 grammes of methamphetamine hydrochloride, 3.49 grammes of cannabis, inherbal form and 0.68 gramme of a solid containing 0.57 gramme of cocaine.
I have considered everything urged in mitigation on your behalf. As to the appropriate approach to sentencing on a count of traffickingdifferent types of drug, I followed the approach indicated by the Court of Appeal in the case of Wong Kin Kau decided on 4 May 2010.
In following that approach, I will do so having considered everything urged on your behalf. All things considered, I adopt a startingpoint of 9 years’ imprisonment.
Having considered everything urged on your behalf, including your plea of guilty, I shall reduce that starting point by one-third,resulting in a sentence of 6 years’ imprisonment.
You are therefore sentenced to 6 years’ imprisonment.