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

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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