A Tuen Mun Court judge on Friday sentenced a man to three weeks in jail after he offered a false address for home quarantine then spent the next 13 days sleeping in a park. Photo: K.Y. Cheng A Tuen Mun Court judge on Friday sentenced a man to three weeks in jail after he offered a false address for home quarantine then spent the next 13 days sleeping in a park. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
A Tuen Mun Court judge on Friday sentenced a man to three weeks in jail after he offered a false address for home quarantine then spent the next 13 days sleeping in a park. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Coronavirus: Hong Kong man who slept in park after giving false home quarantine address gets three weeks’ jail

  • Police discovered the man had lied about his isolation location only when he reported his rucksack had gone missing
  • Tuen Mun magistrate said Mo Zhaowei’s decision to sleep rough had been ‘extremely irresponsible’ given possibility of transmitting virus

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A Tuen Mun Court judge on Friday sentenced a man to three weeks in jail after he offered a false address for home quarantine then spent the next 13 days sleeping in a park. Photo: K.Y. Cheng A Tuen Mun Court judge on Friday sentenced a man to three weeks in jail after he offered a false address for home quarantine then spent the next 13 days sleeping in a park. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
A Tuen Mun Court judge on Friday sentenced a man to three weeks in jail after he offered a false address for home quarantine then spent the next 13 days sleeping in a park. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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