Chang Bao Wang

‘flight risk’: Chang Bao Wang

A CHINESE national who was charged this year with harbouring under-age Venezuelan girls for the purpose of sexual exploitation has failed in his attempt to have the Court of Appeal review its previous position on bail.

Chang Bao Wang, 37, has been in prison custody for the past seven months, having been denied bail at the Magistrates’ Court by a Master of the High Court and also the Appeal Court.

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