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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Chris Lau

Chris Lau

Chris is a reporter specialising in court and legal affairs in Hong Kong. From criminal justice to constitutional issues, he brings in the latest updates and in-depth analysis on legal issues that affect all aspects of the city. He also covers human rights issues extensively.

Sum Lok-kei

Sum Lok-kei

Sum Lok-kei joined the Post in 2018. He is a reporter on the Hong Kong desk.