One ousted incumbent claimed he lost his district council seat thanks to calls for harassment on the Telegram messaging app. Photo: SCMP

Ousted incumbents in Hong Kong district council polls cite smears, bogus claims in petitioning court to overturn results

  • Complaints among the four range from vandalised offices to being falsely accused of pro-establishment ties
  • The complaints filed to the High Court bring to seven so far filed ahead of the January 29 deadline
Topic |   Hong Kong district council elections

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One ousted incumbent claimed he lost his district council seat thanks to calls for harassment on the Telegram messaging app. Photo: SCMP