The case was heard at Sha Tin Court. Photo: Winson Wong The case was heard at Sha Tin Court. Photo: Winson Wong
The case was heard at Sha Tin Court. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong protests: court acquits man arrested with airgun, laser pointer, citing mental illness

  • Magistrate also rejects request to impose a hospital order on the defendant, noting he received psychiatric treatment while remanded in custody for five months
  • The man was arrested with the weapons during 2019’s social unrest, but the absence of any protests nearby further pointed towards acquittal, magistrate says

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
The case was heard at Sha Tin Court. Photo: Winson Wong The case was heard at Sha Tin Court. Photo: Winson Wong
The case was heard at Sha Tin Court. Photo: Winson Wong
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