Zhuang Huimin, a female senior executive of the Hospital Authority, and her husband Zhao Mingyu, who is also a doctor, were accused of stealing more than 1,600 yuan of food such as sea urchins and sashimi in the AEON supermarket in Huangpu.
The two denied the charge of theft, and the case continued today (7th) in the Kowloon City Court.
The arresting police officer stated that the two defendants had admitted the theft under the warning, saying respectively: "I stole these things for myself" and "I stole these 10 things for myself to eat." The two made threats and lures.
The defense opposed the affidavit.
The two defendants: Zhao Mingyu (47 years old) and Zhuang Huimin (48 years old), both claimed to be doctors.
They were accused of stealing a watermelon, a honeydew melon, two packs of pudding, two packs of Blueberries, two packs of sashimi, one pack of sushi and one pack of chicken, the total value is 1632.8 yuan.
The two defendants confessed when questioned in the security room
Police officer Zhong Zhaowei testified that he and three uniformed police officers were reported to the scene to handle the case that afternoon. Chen Xingju, a security guard from AEON, told him that when the two defendants used the self-service payment machine, some of the goods had not been scanned by the barcode reader.
After viewing the relevant closed-circuit TV clips, he believed that the situation was as described by Chen, so he checked the unpaid goods in the security room.
Afterwards, Zhong took the two people to the basement platform to inquire. Zhao and Zhuang warned respectively: "I stole these things for myself" and "I stole these 10 things for myself to eat."
After the two were taken to the police station, they did not make any demands
Zhong continued to point out that he took the two defendants back to the police station and recorded statements for them separately. He had explained to them the content of the detention notice and related rights beforehand, and they also voluntarily copied and signed the conclusion of the statement after the police officer read it again The statement is true.
Zhong also said that the two did not make any demands during their stay at the police station, denying that he had threatened, lured or intimidated them.
The defense questioned the police officer's failure to ask the defendant to sign the notebook
Luo Yinggan, a senior counsel representing Zhao, questioned that Chung wrote in his personal diary that the two defendants once said: "I stole these things for myself", etc., but did not specify which defendant said it, nor did he Give both signatures for confirmation.
Chung explained that at that time, he only used the fastest and most convenient method to record, and after knowing that the two defendants would make up relevant statements at the police station, he did not specify who made these confessions. The practice of signing the employee's notebook.
Case No.: KCCC1147/2022
The two defendants are both doctors, and the female defendant, Zhuang Huimin, attended a press conference on the epidemic with Zhang Zhujun.
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A female executive of the Hospital Authority and her husband were involved in the theft of AEON. The security guard said that the two put food that had not been "doo" into the bag. The female executive of the Hospital Authority and the male doctor were involved in the theft of AEON in Huangpu. He and the male doctor were accused of stealing more than 1,600 yuan of food including sashimi from the supermarket