The Court of Appeal has sent a Hong Kong teenager who admitted throwing petrol bombs to a detention centre, after prosecutors argued the original punishment was inadequate. Photo: Warton Li
The Court of Appeal has sent a Hong Kong teenager who admitted throwing petrol bombs to a detention centre, after prosecutors argued the original punishment was inadequate. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong teen who admitted throwing petrol bombs sent to detention centre, after Court of Appeal decides initial punishment wasn’t tough enough

  • Youth, 15, had previously pleaded guilty to throwing three petrol bombs in January this year and was given 18 months’ probation
  • Magistrate who presided over original trial was subject of numerous complaints over conduct

The Court of Appeal has sent a Hong Kong teenager who admitted throwing petrol bombs to a detention centre, after prosecutors argued the original punishment was inadequate. Photo: Warton Li
The Court of Appeal has sent a Hong Kong teenager who admitted throwing petrol bombs to a detention centre, after prosecutors argued the original punishment was inadequate. Photo: Warton Li
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