Rioting is punishable by 10 years in prison, but the term is capped at seven years when the case is heard at the District Court. Photo: Fung Chang Rioting is punishable by 10 years in prison, but the term is capped at seven years when the case is heard at the District Court. Photo: Fung Chang
Rioting is punishable by 10 years in prison, but the term is capped at seven years when the case is heard at the District Court. Photo: Fung Chang

Hong Kong protests: student, 16, youngest to plead guilty to rioting during stand-off in 2019

  • Form Four student admits to hurling a petrol bomb at an officer during a midnight stand-off in Mong Kok on November 16, 2019
  • District Judge Ernest Lin will pass sentence on March 3, pending reports on the defendant’s background and suitability for a training or detention centre

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Rioting is punishable by 10 years in prison, but the term is capped at seven years when the case is heard at the District Court. Photo: Fung Chang Rioting is punishable by 10 years in prison, but the term is capped at seven years when the case is heard at the District Court. Photo: Fung Chang
Rioting is punishable by 10 years in prison, but the term is capped at seven years when the case is heard at the District Court. Photo: Fung Chang
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