A Filipino who is permanent resident in Hong Kong was sentenced to six weeks in prison after he pleaded guilty to the charge of aiding, abetting, counseling or procuring the breach of condition of stay.
“His girlfriend turned up at his door and she was already three months pregnant with his child. She had nowhere else to go,” the lawyer said.
“I have considered carefully all the grounds of your application. I give you the benefit of the doubt that you were the one who initiated your girlfriend’s (eventual surrender),” the judge said during the review hearing of Delos Reyes’ sentence on February 17.