The West Kowloon Law Courts in Cheung Sha Wan. Photo: Felix Wong

University of Hong Kong student jailed for six weeks for carrying retractable baton for self-defence

  • Chen Zimou said in court he feared for his safety due to prevailing anti-mainland sentiment and violent protests in Hong Kong
  • He bought the baton online after he suffered serious injuries in an assault in Zhuhai last year
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The West Kowloon Law Courts in Cheung Sha Wan. Photo: Felix Wong
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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

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