Chef Staniel Chan Yiu-kwan, 54, saw his charge withdrawn at West Kowloon Court on Friday. Photo: Brian Wong

Hong Kong protester accused of punching policeman sees charges dropped due to insufficient evidence, in fifth case withdrawn by prosecutors in a month

  • According to prosecutors, Staniel Chan Yiu-kwan assaulted an officer in Mong Kok by hitting him in the arm on September 21
  • But the defence counsel said video footage showed it was in fact the officer who had charged towards Chan and attacked him
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Chef Staniel Chan Yiu-kwan, 54, saw his charge withdrawn at West Kowloon Court on Friday. Photo: Brian Wong
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