The administrator of a Telegram group has been jailed for nearly five years after he admitted provoking others to commit violent acts during the 2019 social unrest. Photo: Shutterstock
The administrator of a Telegram group has been jailed for nearly five years after he admitted provoking others to commit violent acts during the 2019 social unrest. Photo: Shutterstock

Hong Kong protests: Telegram group operator jailed for nearly 5 years over incitement offences tied to 2019 clashes

  • District Court also confiscates HK$1.64 million which insurance agent Siu Cheung-lung earned through managing the messaging app channel ‘The Cheating Master’
  • Defendant, 33, had given bomb-making instructions to subscribers of his channel, urged them to attack police officers

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
The administrator of a Telegram group has been jailed for nearly five years after he admitted provoking others to commit violent acts during the 2019 social unrest. Photo: Shutterstock
The administrator of a Telegram group has been jailed for nearly five years after he admitted provoking others to commit violent acts during the 2019 social unrest. Photo: Shutterstock
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