Teacher Lau Kit-yee, wearing a blue skirt, is shielded from photographers as she leaves court following her acquittal. Photo: Brian Wong
Teacher Lau Kit-yee, wearing a blue skirt, is shielded from photographers as she leaves court following her acquittal. Photo: Brian Wong

Hong Kong protests: teacher cleared on weapons charge after court accepts laser pointers could be for stargazing

  • Lau Kit-yee cites old Instagram posts of her stargazing experiences in successful defence against accusation she took laser pens to anti-police protest to injure others
  • Acquitting 23-year-old of possessing offensive weapons in a public place, magistrate says he ‘cannot refute’ her claim she was a keen stargazer

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Teacher Lau Kit-yee, wearing a blue skirt, is shielded from photographers as she leaves court following her acquittal. Photo: Brian Wong
Teacher Lau Kit-yee, wearing a blue skirt, is shielded from photographers as she leaves court following her acquittal. Photo: Brian Wong
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