Kwok Wai-keung appeared at West Kowloon Magistrates Court on Monday, where the justice department declined to pursue assault charges against him. Photo: Winson Wong
Kwok Wai-keung appeared at West Kowloon Magistrates Court on Monday, where the justice department declined to pursue assault charges against him. Photo: Winson Wong

Lawmaker’s private prosecution over alleged Legco assault ends after Hong Kong’s justice department takes over case, drops it

  • The department’s Anthony Chau tells court ex-legislator Raymond Chan had ‘no reasonable prospect’ of obtaining a conviction
  • Pro-Beijing lawmaker Kwok Wai-keung’s use of force, captured on video, was reasonable ‘under the circumstances’, he adds

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Kwok Wai-keung appeared at West Kowloon Magistrates Court on Monday, where the justice department declined to pursue assault charges against him. Photo: Winson Wong
Kwok Wai-keung appeared at West Kowloon Magistrates Court on Monday, where the justice department declined to pursue assault charges against him. Photo: Winson Wong
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