Eric Tsang to be Imprisoned At Any Moment?
The alleged dinner drug scandal at Kenny Wee’s (黄浩) restaurant has sparked a round of legal battles. After Hilary Tsui (徐濠縈) and Josie Ho (何超儀) held a press conference to deny the drug rumors, it seemed as if the crisis was coming to an end. However, Kenny was unwilling to let matters end, and pressed charges against Eric Tsang (曾志偉) for slapping him in a threatening manner at a wedding ceremony on December 5, 2012.
Police Protects Kenny Wee and Family
On December 14, Apple Daily received an anonymous fax regarding triads planning to threaten Kenny Wee on the same day. Due to possible danger, the police expanded their forces to protect Kenny and his family. Police cars circulated around Kenny’s home and the business office of his wife, Suki Chui (徐淑敏). In addition, the police constantly visited Kenny’s home to ask if everything was okay.
Witnesses Interrogated by Police
A source revealed that the Hong Kong police has been taking serious measures by appointing four of their departments in search of evidence in the physical assault and criminal intimidation case against Kenny Wee. The police interrogated witnesses, Shum Ka Wai (沈嘉偉) and Edmond Leung (梁漢文), about the case. At 9:30 PM on December 18, Shum Ka Wai was spotted driving to the police station and did not leave until 11:30 PM that night. When approached by reporters, he refused to respond. Edmond, who has good relations with Eric Tsang, was also a witness of the incident. The police believes that Edmond’s testimony is critical towards the investigation.
Eric Tsang, the accused, was interrogated late at night on December 18. At the police station, Eric asked to have a few words with his lawyer. In the end, he was arrested on suspicion of assault and intimidation, and was released on $1,000 HKD bail. He was finally allowed to leave the police station at 11:00 AM the next morning. Despite the turmoil, Eric faced the media with all smiles.
Eric Tsang Faces Imprisonment?
Kenny Wee’s representative lawyer stated that Eric Tsang will be arrested for common assault, false imprisonment, and perverting the course of justice immediately once he is convicted. The maximum penalty for common assault is one-year imprisonment, while the two other crimes would lead to guaranteed immediate imprisonment. The maximum penalty for false imprisonment is 10 years, while the maximum penalty for perverting the course of justice is 7 years.
This article is written by Shirley for JayneStars.com.