West Kowloon Court heard police had interviewed the boy in his parents’ absence without cautioning him, contravening a directive issued by the Security Bureau. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong protests: court dismisses claims police officers violated procedure when arresting boy, 15, allegedly carrying laser pointer, modified umbrella and hiking stick

  • Acting chief magistrate Victor So finds no issues with way police questioned the boy who pleaded ‘entirely of his own will’
  • Arresting officer admits he overlooked checking defendant’s date of birth when inspecting his identity card
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West Kowloon Court heard police had interviewed the boy in his parents’ absence without cautioning him, contravening a directive issued by the Security Bureau. Photo: Felix Wong
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