Radical anti-government protesters set up roadblocks on Argyle Street in Mong Kok to disrupt traffic, the same day 18-year-old student Ng Ming-yeung was stopped with a knife in Chai Wan. Photo: Sam TsangRadical anti-government protesters set up roadblocks on Argyle Street in Mong Kok to disrupt traffic, the same day 18-year-old student Ng Ming-yeung was stopped with a knife in Chai Wan. Photo: Sam Tsang
Radical anti-government protesters set up roadblocks on Argyle Street in Mong Kok to disrupt traffic, the same day 18-year-old student Ng Ming-yeung was stopped with a knife in Chai Wan. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests: judge changes sentence for flick knife-toting teen, sending him to rehabilitation centre instead

  • Magistrate rules that defence counsel misled her about her options when she originally chose to bind the student over in late June
  • At Thursday’s hearing, the 18-year-old rejected an offer of probation that the magistrate encouraged him to accept

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Radical anti-government protesters set up roadblocks on Argyle Street in Mong Kok to disrupt traffic, the same day 18-year-old student Ng Ming-yeung was stopped with a knife in Chai Wan. Photo: Sam TsangRadical anti-government protesters set up roadblocks on Argyle Street in Mong Kok to disrupt traffic, the same day 18-year-old student Ng Ming-yeung was stopped with a knife in Chai Wan. Photo: Sam Tsang
Radical anti-government protesters set up roadblocks on Argyle Street in Mong Kok to disrupt traffic, the same day 18-year-old student Ng Ming-yeung was stopped with a knife in Chai Wan. Photo: Sam Tsang
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