Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai arrives at West Kowloon Court during his trial last month. Photo: Dickson Lee Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai arrives at West Kowloon Court during his trial last month. Photo: Dickson Lee
Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai arrives at West Kowloon Court during his trial last month. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong’s justice department to appeal ruling clearing media tycoon Jimmy Lai of intimidating reporter

  • Apple Daily founder, 72, was accused of verbally threatening a reporter in 2017 and saying he would get someone to ‘mess with him’
  • Magistrate May Chung had accepted the defence’s argument that the mogul had an ‘instinctive outburst’ when confronting the reporter

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai arrives at West Kowloon Court during his trial last month. Photo: Dickson Lee Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai arrives at West Kowloon Court during his trial last month. Photo: Dickson Lee
Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai arrives at West Kowloon Court during his trial last month. Photo: Dickson Lee
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