A judge on Friday slammed a protracted trial for being a waste of judicial resources, denting the reputation of the courts, after it had dragged on for 19 months but had yet to conclude whether a woman had jaywalked.High Court judge Mr Justice Anderson Chow Ka-ming did not hide his displeasure when handing down his ruling on a matter that could have prolonged even further Thapa Kamala’s trial over a traffic summons which – even had she been found guilty – would have cost her a fine of no more…
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