A West Kowloon Court magistrate received a bomb threat at his office the day he denied bail to media tycoon Jimmy Lai, police say. Photo: Felix Wong A West Kowloon Court magistrate received a bomb threat at his office the day he denied bail to media tycoon Jimmy Lai, police say. Photo: Felix Wong
A West Kowloon Court magistrate received a bomb threat at his office the day he denied bail to media tycoon Jimmy Lai, police say. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong magistrate handling Jimmy Lai fraud case receives bomb threat after remanding media tycoon in custody

  • A police source says a person called the magistrate’s office on the day Lai was denied bail and threatened to blow up him and his family
  • The decision to deny bail drew international criticism, with the justice department warning ‘groundless accusations’ against judiciary could violate the national security law

Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong
A West Kowloon Court magistrate received a bomb threat at his office the day he denied bail to media tycoon Jimmy Lai, police say. Photo: Felix Wong A West Kowloon Court magistrate received a bomb threat at his office the day he denied bail to media tycoon Jimmy Lai, police say. Photo: Felix Wong
A West Kowloon Court magistrate received a bomb threat at his office the day he denied bail to media tycoon Jimmy Lai, police say. Photo: Felix Wong
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