Lasers have become part of protesters’ toolkit since the unrest erupted in the summer. Photo: Winson WongLasers have become part of protesters’ toolkit since the unrest erupted in the summer. Photo: Winson Wong
Lasers have become part of protesters’ toolkit since the unrest erupted in the summer. Photo: Winson Wong

Boy, 16, is first to be convicted of possessing laser pointer at Hong Kong protests

  • Teenager found guilty of two offences relating to possession of offensive weapons at September 21 protest
  • Magistrate rules the devices could be offensive weapons depending on intent and context

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Lasers have become part of protesters’ toolkit since the unrest erupted in the summer. Photo: Winson WongLasers have become part of protesters’ toolkit since the unrest erupted in the summer. Photo: Winson Wong
Lasers have become part of protesters’ toolkit since the unrest erupted in the summer. Photo: Winson Wong
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