ATV Miss Asia Pageant dropout Sit Ching Yee sentenced to 2 weeks in prison for assault and fined HK$5,000 for failure to wear mask


    22nd March 2022 – (Hong Kong) The 37-year-old 2021 ATV Miss Asia Pageant dropout Sit Ching Yee became popular due to her special temperament and appearance. She signed a 2-year-contract with ATV to appear in its shows last year.

    In September last year, she was pursued by residents in Long Ping Estate because she did not wear a mask. She was suspected of kicking one of them in retaliation inside an elevator. The incident was captured on video and posted on social media. Nearly half a year later, it was reported that Sit was suspected of “common assault” and was arrested by the police earlier.

    The case appeared at Tuen Mun Magistrates’ Court today (22nd) and Sit pleaded guilty to the charge. Chief Magistrate sentenced her to immediate imprisonment for 2 weeks and a fine of HK$5,000. The 37-year-old defendant was is charged with assaulting a woman named Yau at Yue Ping House, Long Ping Estate, No. 1 Long Ping Road, Yuen Long on 30th September , 2021. She also failed to wear a mask without reasonable excuse.

    After her sentence, she applied for bail pending an appeal, which was then granted by the magistrate. Meanwhile, ATV announced that she will hold a media conference at 2pm tomorrow.