It was all because of the Godber case. He received anonymous letters uttering threats against him. He was under great public pressure. He was criticised for failing to mete out a heavy enough sentence......

For Ti-liang Yang, who presided over the trial of Godber 25 years ago, the landmark case provided him unforgettable memories. His subsequent re-encounter with Godber during the latter's four-year prison term also lingered vividly in his mind. How exactly did he feel during the trial? The former judge, for the first time since the trial was concluded, recently shared his experience.