Hong Kong police arrest a man in Tsing Yi, who is thought to be responsible for the recent spate of needles sticking out of bus seats. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong man who planted sewing needles in bus seats sent by court for mental assessment

  • Unemployed man pleaded guilty to bizarre crime that injured three passengers and triggered copycat incidents
  • Lawyers say the case may be first of its kind in the common law jurisdiction
Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong police arrest a man in Tsing Yi, who is thought to be responsible for the recent spate of needles sticking out of bus seats. Photo: Winson Wong
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