Lawmaker Ted Hui Chi-fung photographed outside the Eastern Court in Sai Wan Ho after filing a rare private prosecution against a police officer who shot a protester in a November 11 incident. Photo: Brian Wong

Hong Kong lawmaker files case against officer who shot protester in rare example of private prosecution

  • Democratic Party lawmaker, legal team investigated three incidents involving use of force with an eye towards pursuing a case against an individual officer
  • But Secretary for Justice has final say and could move to take over the case or refuse to endorse an indictment
Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Lawmaker Ted Hui Chi-fung photographed outside the Eastern Court in Sai Wan Ho after filing a rare private prosecution against a police officer who shot a protester in a November 11 incident. Photo: Brian Wong
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