A police officer holds his gun to a protester’s chest during a protest in Sai Wan Ho last November. The officer ended up opening fire, hitting another protester (not pictured). Photos: Nora Tam A police officer holds his gun to a protester’s chest during a protest in Sai Wan Ho last November. The officer ended up opening fire, hitting another protester (not pictured). Photos: Nora Tam
A police officer holds his gun to a protester’s chest during a protest in Sai Wan Ho last November. The officer ended up opening fire, hitting another protester (not pictured). Photos: Nora Tam

Hong Kong justice secretary tries to have prosecution of policeman who shot protester thrown out by ‘assuming conduct’ of case

  • Letters from the Department of Justice to the courts request an early date for a hearing to withdraw summonses in the private prosecution
  • Democratic Party lawmaker Ted Hui, who initiated the case, said the move ‘blatantly overrides the rule of law’

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
A police officer holds his gun to a protester’s chest during a protest in Sai Wan Ho last November. The officer ended up opening fire, hitting another protester (not pictured). Photos: Nora Tam A police officer holds his gun to a protester’s chest during a protest in Sai Wan Ho last November. The officer ended up opening fire, hitting another protester (not pictured). Photos: Nora Tam
A police officer holds his gun to a protester’s chest during a protest in Sai Wan Ho last November. The officer ended up opening fire, hitting another protester (not pictured). Photos: Nora Tam
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