The Court of Appeal has extended the sentence of a man who pleaded guilty to unlawful assembly charges. Photo: Warton Li The Court of Appeal has extended the sentence of a man who pleaded guilty to unlawful assembly charges. Photo: Warton Li
The Court of Appeal has extended the sentence of a man who pleaded guilty to unlawful assembly charges. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong man who barricaded entrance to government headquarters last year sent back to jail after appeal court lengthens sentence

  • Court of Appeal finds the original magistrate’s reasoning had been ‘arbitrary’, and that a deterrent sentence was required
  • Defendant Yu Ka-kui must serve another 6½ months in jail after already completing his previous two-week term

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The Court of Appeal has extended the sentence of a man who pleaded guilty to unlawful assembly charges. Photo: Warton Li The Court of Appeal has extended the sentence of a man who pleaded guilty to unlawful assembly charges. Photo: Warton Li
The Court of Appeal has extended the sentence of a man who pleaded guilty to unlawful assembly charges. Photo: Warton Li
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