Mat Yeung Ming’s year-long court docket case stemming from a automotive accident drew to a detailed when he was discovered responsible and sentenced to 18 days in jail on Nov 4. The Hong Kong actor’s driving license has additionally been suspended for 2 years and he must pay a superb of HK$2,000 (RM1,068).
Nonetheless, Yeung was capable of escape jail time by paying the HK$30,000 (RM16,032) money bail whereas pending attraction. He must stay in Hong Kong and examine in with police thrice per week.
Yeung was arrested in August 2020 after crashing his automotive in Mid-Ranges, Hong Kong. His automotive was broken and located on prime of a barrier together with the highway. Police reported that Yeung reeked of alcohol regardless of him claiming that he was merely unwell. Police additionally discovered that his automotive home windows had been illegally tinted.
It was reported that the actor refused to supply samples for his blood alcohol take a look at which was additionally a federal offence.
Justice of the Peace Daniel Tang said that the Solely You actor’s actions had been “extraordinarily careless” and he was fortunate that nobody had been injured in the course of the accident.
Regardless of the protection’s declare that the 40-year-old had misplaced greater than HK$1mil (RM500,000) as a result of ongoing case and has mirrored on his errors, Tang responded that it would not change the truth that the star didn’t take into account his actions earlier than getting within the automotive. “The court docket should ship a transparent message that it’s going to not condone such offences,” he emphasised.
Yeung has had a string of expenses referring to drunk driving.
Yeung’s girlfriend – Hong Kong-based Malaysian actress Lisa Ch’ng – who was in court docket with him, was seen crying. Yeung didn’t reply to any questions as he left the court docket.