Hong Kong police officers cut zip ties off metal barricades erected by anti-government protesters outside the Legislative Council Complex on July 1, 2019. Photo: Winson Wong
Hong Kong police officers cut zip ties off metal barricades erected by anti-government protesters outside the Legislative Council Complex on July 1, 2019. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong court says zip ties can be considered ‘an instrument fit for unlawful purpose’ as it denies man’s appeal against protest sentence

  • First person jailed for carrying everyday item fails to have conviction overturned by Court of Appeal
  • Property agent Chan Chun-kit was sentenced to 5½ months behind bars last year for carrying 48 zip ties in November 2019

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Hong Kong police officers cut zip ties off metal barricades erected by anti-government protesters outside the Legislative Council Complex on July 1, 2019. Photo: Winson Wong
Hong Kong police officers cut zip ties off metal barricades erected by anti-government protesters outside the Legislative Council Complex on July 1, 2019. Photo: Winson Wong
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