Eastern district councillor Jocelyn Chau leaves court following her acquittal on Wednesday. Photo: Brian Wong Eastern district councillor Jocelyn Chau leaves court following her acquittal on Wednesday. Photo: Brian Wong
Eastern district councillor Jocelyn Chau leaves court following her acquittal on Wednesday. Photo: Brian Wong

Hong Kong protests: magistrate rules police lied in courtroom as district councillor, co-defendant acquitted of assault charges

  • ‘When they were cross-examined, [the two officers] made up the facts and tried to cover a lie with another lie,’ Eastern Court Magistrate Stanley Ho says
  • Video played in court showed co-defendant Jocelyn Chau, a district councillor, being grabbed by her neck and forcefully pressed against a wall

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Eastern district councillor Jocelyn Chau leaves court following her acquittal on Wednesday. Photo: Brian Wong Eastern district councillor Jocelyn Chau leaves court following her acquittal on Wednesday. Photo: Brian Wong
Eastern district councillor Jocelyn Chau leaves court following her acquittal on Wednesday. Photo: Brian Wong
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