Police arrest anti-government protesters near the Sogo Department Store in Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay shopping district during a New Year's Day protest. Photo: Dickson Lee Police arrest anti-government protesters near the Sogo Department Store in Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay shopping district during a New Year's Day protest. Photo: Dickson Lee
Police arrest anti-government protesters near the Sogo Department Store in Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay shopping district during a New Year's Day protest. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong protests: magistrate cites weak prosecution evidence in declining to accept teen’s guilty plea

  • While 18-year-old admitted carrying flammable liquid to a demonstration, the magistrate ruled it could not be proven he intended to use it
  • The case has been adjourned until next Tuesday to give prosecutors a chance to discuss the matter

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Police arrest anti-government protesters near the Sogo Department Store in Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay shopping district during a New Year's Day protest. Photo: Dickson Lee Police arrest anti-government protesters near the Sogo Department Store in Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay shopping district during a New Year's Day protest. Photo: Dickson Lee
Police arrest anti-government protesters near the Sogo Department Store in Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay shopping district during a New Year's Day protest. Photo: Dickson Lee
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