Jethro Santiago Pioquinto (right) spent more than HK$30,000 on legal fees. Photo: Jasmine SiuJethro Santiago Pioquinto (right) spent more than HK$30,000 on legal fees. Photo: Jasmine Siu
Jethro Santiago Pioquinto (right) spent more than HK$30,000 on legal fees. Photo: Jasmine Siu

Hong Kong protests: court orders prosecutors to pay innocent Filipino dancer’s legal costs after arrest for unlawful assembly

  • Jethro Santiago Pioquinto, 36, was arrested 600 metres from his home at the junction of Nathan Road and Fife Street
  • Magistrate was told police had arrested the defendant despite knowing he lived nearby and carried nothing suspicious

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Jethro Santiago Pioquinto (right) spent more than HK$30,000 on legal fees. Photo: Jasmine SiuJethro Santiago Pioquinto (right) spent more than HK$30,000 on legal fees. Photo: Jasmine Siu
Jethro Santiago Pioquinto (right) spent more than HK$30,000 on legal fees. Photo: Jasmine Siu
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