The District Court on Monday heard that 23-year-old Yiu Siu-hong, who pleaded guilty to possession of a petrol bomb, had been torn between his family and the protest movement. Photo: Fung Chang The District Court on Monday heard that 23-year-old Yiu Siu-hong, who pleaded guilty to possession of a petrol bomb, had been torn between his family and the protest movement. Photo: Fung Chang
The District Court on Monday heard that 23-year-old Yiu Siu-hong, who pleaded guilty to possession of a petrol bomb, had been torn between his family and the protest movement. Photo: Fung Chang

Hong Kong protests: pleading guilty on petrol bomb charges, 23-year-old tells court he should have thought of his mother

  • Defendant Yiu Siu-hong’s mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer a month after his arrest and died seven days after he finally secured bail
  • The stage technician was arrested a clash between police at radical protesters in Tseung Kwan O on October 13

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
The District Court on Monday heard that 23-year-old Yiu Siu-hong, who pleaded guilty to possession of a petrol bomb, had been torn between his family and the protest movement. Photo: Fung Chang The District Court on Monday heard that 23-year-old Yiu Siu-hong, who pleaded guilty to possession of a petrol bomb, had been torn between his family and the protest movement. Photo: Fung Chang
The District Court on Monday heard that 23-year-old Yiu Siu-hong, who pleaded guilty to possession of a petrol bomb, had been torn between his family and the protest movement. Photo: Fung Chang
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