Lee Sheung-chun (right) appears with his fiancée outside Sha Tin Court on Wednesday after he was acquitted of assaulting a police officer last year. Photo: Brian WongLee Sheung-chun (right) appears with his fiancée outside Sha Tin Court on Wednesday after he was acquitted of assaulting a police officer last year. Photo: Brian Wong
Lee Sheung-chun (right) appears with his fiancée outside Sha Tin Court on Wednesday after he was acquitted of assaulting a police officer last year. Photo: Brian Wong

Hong Kong pair accused of assaulting police acquitted after magistrate rules officers used ‘unnecessary’ force

  • Magistrate rules officers needlessly resorted to physically restraining one defendant, inappropriately escalated verbal confrontation with another
  • One defendant says he is considering pursuing private prosecution against officer

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Lee Sheung-chun (right) appears with his fiancée outside Sha Tin Court on Wednesday after he was acquitted of assaulting a police officer last year. Photo: Brian WongLee Sheung-chun (right) appears with his fiancée outside Sha Tin Court on Wednesday after he was acquitted of assaulting a police officer last year. Photo: Brian Wong
Lee Sheung-chun (right) appears with his fiancée outside Sha Tin Court on Wednesday after he was acquitted of assaulting a police officer last year. Photo: Brian Wong
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