Wong Chi-yan (centre) outside Eastern Court on Wednesday. Photo: Brian WongWong Chi-yan (centre) outside Eastern Court on Wednesday. Photo: Brian Wong
Wong Chi-yan (centre) outside Eastern Court on Wednesday. Photo: Brian Wong

Hong Kong teen cleared of weapons charges after court finds police officer failed to present whole account of arrest

  • Wong Chi-yan, 17, was arrested during a protest in Central last November and accused of possessing a laser pointer and spray paint for unlawful purpose
  • But Eastern Court Magistrate Stanley Ho Chun-yiu calls officer an unreliable witness, pointing to several problems with his handling of the incident

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Wong Chi-yan (centre) outside Eastern Court on Wednesday. Photo: Brian WongWong Chi-yan (centre) outside Eastern Court on Wednesday. Photo: Brian Wong
Wong Chi-yan (centre) outside Eastern Court on Wednesday. Photo: Brian Wong
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