The Kwun Tong Law Courts Building. Photo: Nora Tam

Coronavirus: homeless Hong Kong newspaper vendor who lost job due to pandemic jailed for stealing masks

  • Wong Kwai-che, 68, admitted to picking up six boxes of masks left behind by an unknown person inside a public toilet in Wan Chai on Sunday afternoon
  • He said he had been in financial difficulties and relying on government allowance after his news stand was shut down due to the pandemic
Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong
The Kwun Tong Law Courts Building. Photo: Nora Tam
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