Carson Yeung's lawyer asks for case to be thrown out
The lawyer for Carson Yeung has asked for the Birmingham owner's case to be thrown out.
Harris says police delays have resulted in an unfair trial. He told the judge that the police started investigating Yeung's financial transactions in 2008 but did not arrest him until June 2011, 10 years after the transactions began.
Harris claims the elapsed time means the lawyers were unable to obtain the relevant documents to help his defense as financial institutions in Hong Kong are only required to hold on to documents for the previous seven years.
Birmingham CIty Football Club owner Carson Yeung is due to go on trial in Hong Kong today. The 52-year-old businessman was arrested in 2011. He faces five charges of money laundering totalling nearly 60 million pounds.
A Hong Kong court has postponed the trial of Birmingham City president and single largest shareholder Carson Yeung. He was due to go on trial on suspicion of money laundering after being arrested in June last year. Yeung denies the charges. More to follow.