IN THE HIGH COURT OF THE
HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION
COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE
CRIMINAL CASE NO. 274 OF 2008
Before: The Honourable Mrs Justice V Bokhary
Date: 18 February 2009 at 9.58 am
Offence: Trafficking in a dangerous drug (販運危險藥物)
COURT: Accused, you stand convicted of one charge of trafficking in heroin. It is to your credit that you stand so convicted onyour own plea of guilty at the Magistrates’ Court.
The quantity involved is 1,585.92 grammes of a mixture containing 856.81 grammes of heroin hydrochloride. Having heard submissionsby your counsel, I am persuaded that I should adopt the starting point of 21 years for that quantity of drugs. Having taken intoaccount everything that has been urged on your behalf, particularly your plea of guilty, I sentence you to 14 years’ imprisonment. You are therefore sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment.