Cheng Lai-king leaves Kwai Chung Police Station on Thursday. Photo: Dickson LeeCheng Lai-king leaves Kwai Chung Police Station on Thursday. Photo: Dickson Lee
Cheng Lai-king leaves Kwai Chung Police Station on Thursday. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong protests: opposition politician arrested under colonial-era offence of sedition after Facebook post about police officer

  • Arrest of Cheng Lai-king, chairwoman of Central and Western District Council, came after she forwarded post with details of officer
  • The offence in question has been rarely used over the past half-century

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Cheng Lai-king leaves Kwai Chung Police Station on Thursday. Photo: Dickson LeeCheng Lai-king leaves Kwai Chung Police Station on Thursday. Photo: Dickson Lee
Cheng Lai-king leaves Kwai Chung Police Station on Thursday. Photo: Dickson Lee
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