Protesters gather outside the Sogo department store in Causeway Bay on August 31, 2019. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Protesters gather outside the Sogo department store in Causeway Bay on August 31, 2019. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong protests: student cleared of riot charge over lack of evidence

  • Prosecutors accused Kevin Ip of two petrol bomb attacks during anti-government protest in August 2019
  • But he was acquitted in District Court after case was based solely on testimony of arresting officer

Protesters gather outside the Sogo department store in Causeway Bay on August 31, 2019. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Protesters gather outside the Sogo department store in Causeway Bay on August 31, 2019. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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