A judge has rejected the appeal of a teacher convicted of assaulting a police officer in 2019, finding no evidence of bias in his original trial. Photo: Warton Li
A judge has rejected the appeal of a teacher convicted of assaulting a police officer in 2019, finding no evidence of bias in his original trial. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong protests: teacher convicted of assaulting police officer jailed for 9 weeks after losing appeal

  • The teacher’s appeal revolved around accusations that the magistrate in his original trial was biased
  • But the appellate judge found that comments made by the magistrate at sentencing did ‘not mean she was certainly prejudiced’

A judge has rejected the appeal of a teacher convicted of assaulting a police officer in 2019, finding no evidence of bias in his original trial. Photo: Warton Li
A judge has rejected the appeal of a teacher convicted of assaulting a police officer in 2019, finding no evidence of bias in his original trial. Photo: Warton Li
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