Chief Executive of Hong Kong corruption trial
The former chief executive of Hong Kong, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, has been convicted of misconduct in public office. Mr Tsang was sentenced today and received a custodial sentence of 20 months. Coverage of the case can be found here.
Prior to Mr Tsang’s conviction, the most senior public official to be convicted of misconduct or corruption charges in Hong Kong was Rafael Hui, the former chief secretary of Hong Kong.
David Perry QC prosecuted both Mr Tsang and Mr Hui.