Justice Alex Lee was not satisfied that Jimmy Lai’s proposed trip to the US was ‘really necessary’. Photo: Sam Tsang Justice Alex Lee was not satisfied that Jimmy Lai’s proposed trip to the US was ‘really necessary’. Photo: Sam Tsang
Justice Alex Lee was not satisfied that Jimmy Lai’s proposed trip to the US was ‘really necessary’. Photo: Sam Tsang

Travel ban on Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai necessary amid risks of contracting coronavirus and escape, judge says

  • Lai wanted to go to the US to visit his daughter and for various business-related works
  • But Justice Alex Lee of the High Court said there were risks of contracting Covid-19 in the country as well as not returning to face his many trials

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Justice Alex Lee was not satisfied that Jimmy Lai’s proposed trip to the US was ‘really necessary’. Photo: Sam Tsang Justice Alex Lee was not satisfied that Jimmy Lai’s proposed trip to the US was ‘really necessary’. Photo: Sam Tsang
Justice Alex Lee was not satisfied that Jimmy Lai’s proposed trip to the US was ‘really necessary’. Photo: Sam Tsang
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