Man gets suspended sentence for child porn offences

  |  December 8, 2020

A man who admitted accessing more than 23,000 items of child pornography was today given a ten month suspended sentence. Wong Li Shan was told in the Supreme Court that, although the material was “abhorrent”, it was on the lowest level of the scale. Acting Puisne Judge Craig Attridge said: “The material in question, the contents of which are still abhorrent, falls at the lowest level ... Read more

Man admits accessing more than 20,000 child pornography images

  |  December 5, 2020

A man who admitted accessing more than 23,000 items of child pornography will be sentenced in the Supreme Court next week. Li-Shan Wong, 43, was scheduled to be sentenced yesterday, but the case was adjourned until Monday to allow the prosecution more time to decide what length of jail term to ask for. Cindy Clarke, the Director of Public Prosecutions, told the court that the charge of acce... Read more

Sex offender, 47, loses appeal

  |  September 15, 2020

A man jailed for a string of sexual offences against a schoolgirl has lost his appeal against his conviction. Kenneth Hurff Williams, 47, from Pembroke, was sentenced to three years in prison last year after he was convicted in Magistrates' Court of six counts of sexually touching a child under the age of 14 while in a position of trust. He was also convicted of performing an indecent act i... Read more

Further rebuke for lawyer as Rogers gets 18 months

  |  July 16, 2020

A Supreme Court judge hit out yesterday at controversial comments made by a defence lawyer as she jailed his client for 18 months. Chez Rogers, 20, pleaded guilty earlier this year to charges that he lured and had unlawful carnal knowledge of a girl under the age of 14 between August 1 and October 1 last year. Puisne Judge Charles-Etta Simmons said Rogers deserved credit for his early admission o... Read more

Sex offender released early

  |  August 8, 2019

A child protection charity has condemned a decision to release a serial paedophile from prison four years early. Kelly Hunt, executive director of the Coalition for the Protection of Children, said last night that it was “unfathomable” that Jomar Akbar Caines had been released before he had served his full 12 years behind bars. Ms Hunt said: “This individual has proven that he is not only ... Read more