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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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.