IN THE HIGH COURT OF THE
HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION
COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE
CRIMINAL CASE NO. 163 OF 2009
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COURT: Tio Tin-yee, you stand convicted of one count of trafficking in Ice. It is to your credit that you stand so convicted onyour own plea of guilty. The quantity of drugs involved is 248.92 grammes of crystalline solid containing 246.25 grammes of methamphetaminehydrochloride, commonly known as Ice.
The appropriate starting point for that quantity of drug is about 13½ years.
I have taken into account everything urged in mitigation on your behalf by your counsel, particularly your plea of guilty atthe earliest opportunity at the Magistrates’ Court. Furthermore, there are special circumstances on the papers which justifieda lenient view being taken of the facts.
In all the circumstances, I sentence you to 6½ years’ imprisonment. You are therefore sentenced to 6½ years’ imprisonment.