Wong Wai-yin faces one count of making explosive substance dinitrotoluene (DNT) on January 16 near Ng Uk Tsuen in Sheung Shui. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong judge orders installation of surveillance cameras to monitor activities of defendant released on bail

  • High Court judge says courts often find it hard to decide whether to grant bail because it is difficult to assess whether a defendant will reoffend or abscond
  • But not granting bail to a defendant effectively means jailing him before he is convicted, Justice Albert Wong says
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Wong Wai-yin faces one count of making explosive substance dinitrotoluene (DNT) on January 16 near Ng Uk Tsuen in Sheung Shui. Photo: May Tse
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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.