Former Hong Kong home affairs chief Patrick Ho was released early from jail in New York. Photo: Franke TsangFormer Hong Kong home affairs chief Patrick Ho was released early from jail in New York. Photo: Franke Tsang
Former Hong Kong home affairs chief Patrick Ho was released early from jail in New York. Photo: Franke Tsang

Disgraced former Hong Kong minister Patrick Ho returns to city after serving jail term in New York for African bribery plot

  • He flew first to Zurich, where he boarded a Swiss International Air Lines flight bound for the city.
  • Former home affairs chief claimed he was the ‘first of sacrificial lambs’ caught in the crosshairs of the US-China trade war
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Former Hong Kong home affairs chief Patrick Ho was released early from jail in New York. Photo: Franke TsangFormer Hong Kong home affairs chief Patrick Ho was released early from jail in New York. Photo: Franke Tsang
Former Hong Kong home affairs chief Patrick Ho was released early from jail in New York. Photo: Franke Tsang

Corrected [10:28pm, 10 Jun, 2020]

  • [10:28pm, 10 Jun, 2020]

    This article incorrectly reported that Ho boarded Cathay Pacific flight 831 to Hong Kong on Monday. He in fact flew from New York to Zurich before taking Swiss International Air Lines flight 138 to Hong Kong and crossing the city's immigration checkpoint at about 8am on Wednesday.

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