IN THE HIGH COURT OF THE
HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION
COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE
CRIMINAL CASE NO. 63 OF 2009
Before: The Honourable Mrs Justice V Bokhary
Date: 3 April 2009 at 9.51 am
Offence: Trafficking in a dangerous drug (販運危險藥物)
COURT: Accused, you stand convicted of one charge of trafficking in a dangerous drug. It is to your credit that you stand so convictedon your own plea of guilty at the Magistrates Court.
The quantity involved is 255.56 grammes of a powder containing 171.04 grammes of ketamine. In my view, the appropriate starting pointfor that quantity of ketamine is, as suggested by your counsel, about 7½ years.
I have taken into account everything that has been urged on your behalf by your counsel, particularly your plea of guilty at an earlystage. I have also read the letter that you have written to the court.
In all the circumstances, I sentence you to 5 years’ imprisonment.