HK ex-official, property tycoon guilty in graft case

Rafael Hui had accepted HK$8.5m in bribes from executives of Sun Hung Kai Properties

Hong Kong

A FORMER top Hong Kong civil servant was found guilty on Friday of accepting HK$8.5 million (S$1.4 million) in bribes from executives of property developer Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd in the city's highest profile corruption case.

The jury of six women and three men reached their verdicts after deliberating for five days following a trial that exposed the cosy relationship between the city's powerful developers and government in the former British colony.

Rafael Hui, 66, who headed Hong Kong's...

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