Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai is the founder of the now-defunct Apple Daily newspaper. Photo: EPA-EFE
Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai is the founder of the now-defunct Apple Daily newspaper. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hong Kong prosecutors lose appeal against acquittal of media tycoon Jimmy Lai in intimidation case

  • Lai was accused of verbally threatening an Oriental Daily reporter during a 2017 vigil at Victoria Park, but magistrate cleared him of the charge
  • Prosecutors argue magistrate had ‘clearly misdirected herself, misunderstood facts’

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai is the founder of the now-defunct Apple Daily newspaper. Photo: EPA-EFE
Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai is the founder of the now-defunct Apple Daily newspaper. Photo: EPA-EFE
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