Defendant Joe Chen, found guilty on Wednesday, bites the ear of then district councillor Andrew Chiu in November 2019. Photo: Handout
Defendant Joe Chen, found guilty on Wednesday, bites the ear of then district councillor Andrew Chiu in November 2019. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong man who stabbed 2 and bit off former district councillor’s ear found guilty of wounding

  • Joe Chen had claimed he blacked out immediately before the attacks and had no memory of what followed
  • The unemployed 51-year-old hired an additional lawyer after the judge expressed concern about the defence counsel’s performance

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Defendant Joe Chen, found guilty on Wednesday, bites the ear of then district councillor Andrew Chiu in November 2019. Photo: Handout
Defendant Joe Chen, found guilty on Wednesday, bites the ear of then district councillor Andrew Chiu in November 2019. Photo: Handout
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