David Leung, known for his prosecution of cases tied to the 2014 Occupy protests, has resigned as director of public prosecutions, according to a source. Photo: Alvin Lum
David Leung, known for his prosecution of cases tied to the 2014 Occupy protests, has resigned as director of public prosecutions, according to a source. Photo: Alvin Lum

Hong Kong’s top prosecutor resigns post amid row with justice minister: source

  • In email to colleagues, David Leung says he does not ‘see eye to eye’ with secretary for justice’s running of department, a situation that ‘has not improved’
  • Leung has held the top post since 2017 and was known for his prosecution of leaders of the Occupy protests

David Leung, known for his prosecution of cases tied to the 2014 Occupy protests, has resigned as director of public prosecutions, according to a source. Photo: Alvin Lum
David Leung, known for his prosecution of cases tied to the 2014 Occupy protests, has resigned as director of public prosecutions, according to a source. Photo: Alvin Lum
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