Supporters use umbrellas to cover Kwong Yiu-man as he leaves the court in Sai Wan Ho following his acquittal on Monday. Photo: Winson Wong Supporters use umbrellas to cover Kwong Yiu-man as he leaves the court in Sai Wan Ho following his acquittal on Monday. Photo: Winson Wong
Supporters use umbrellas to cover Kwong Yiu-man as he leaves the court in Sai Wan Ho following his acquittal on Monday. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong protests: couple who taunted man set ablaze moments later not responsible for horrific attack, magistrate rules

  • Kwong Yiu-man, 39, and Chan Hoi-wan, 34, were arguing with the victim immediately before the notorious incident on a footbridge in the New Territories
  • ‘The fact that [the victim] was set on fire is not proof of a breach of the peace [by the defendants]. The cart cannot be put in front of the horse,’ magistrate says

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Supporters use umbrellas to cover Kwong Yiu-man as he leaves the court in Sai Wan Ho following his acquittal on Monday. Photo: Winson Wong Supporters use umbrellas to cover Kwong Yiu-man as he leaves the court in Sai Wan Ho following his acquittal on Monday. Photo: Winson Wong
Supporters use umbrellas to cover Kwong Yiu-man as he leaves the court in Sai Wan Ho following his acquittal on Monday. Photo: Winson Wong
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