The High Court on Thursday continued a string of reversals of lower-court sentences related to Hong Kong’s anti-government protests. Photo: Roy Issa The High Court on Thursday continued a string of reversals of lower-court sentences related to Hong Kong’s anti-government protests. Photo: Roy Issa
The High Court on Thursday continued a string of reversals of lower-court sentences related to Hong Kong’s anti-government protests. Photo: Roy Issa

Hong Kong appeal court increases sentences of pair who acted as lookouts while protesters beat up police officer

  • Lee Ping-hei and Lee Tsz-hang, who each served three months for their roles in the beating, were returned to jail on Wednesday
  • The decision marks the 13th case in the past year in which the High Court has increased protest-related sentences after ruling earlier prison terms insufficient

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
The High Court on Thursday continued a string of reversals of lower-court sentences related to Hong Kong’s anti-government protests. Photo: Roy Issa The High Court on Thursday continued a string of reversals of lower-court sentences related to Hong Kong’s anti-government protests. Photo: Roy Issa
The High Court on Thursday continued a string of reversals of lower-court sentences related to Hong Kong’s anti-government protests. Photo: Roy Issa
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