Murder suspect Chan Tong-kai speaks to the media on his release from prison on Wednesday morning. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong murder suspect at centre of extradition bill crisis begs for public forgiveness upon release from jail

  • Chan Tong-kai, who says he will surrender to Taiwanese authorities, apologises on his release from Hong Kong prison, but is expected to stay in city on Wednesday
  • Chan, 20, is suspected of murdering his pregnant girlfriend in Taiwan, in a case that has also set off political row with the self-ruled island
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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Murder suspect Chan Tong-kai speaks to the media on his release from prison on Wednesday morning. Photo: Sam Tsang
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The press pack was out in force for Chan Tong-Kai’s release from prison. Photo: Winson Wong

Murder suspect Chan Tong-kai’s release from Hong Kong prison: media scrum, press motorcade and police protection

  • Dozens of media outlets, both local and foreign, crammed into a driveway outside Pik Uk Correctional Institution for release of 20-year-old
  • Chan, who spent 19 months in custody on money-laundering charges, is wanted in Taiwan for killing girlfriend in case that sparked extradition bill crisis
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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The press pack was out in force for Chan Tong-Kai’s release from prison. Photo: Winson Wong
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