Former district councillor Lester Shum has been jailed for six weeks. Photo: Dickson Lee
Former district councillor Lester Shum has been jailed for six weeks. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong protests: former district councillor Lester Shum jailed for 6 weeks over call for revenge on police following student’s death

  • Shum, 28, had posted an article suggesting police had ‘murdered’ university student Alex Chow in November 2019, and urged Hongkongers to avenge his death
  • Mr Justice Russell Coleman says Shum had advocated severe forms of violence on officers and demonstrated ‘some defiance’ despite authorities’ warnings

Former district councillor Lester Shum has been jailed for six weeks. Photo: Dickson Lee
Former district councillor Lester Shum has been jailed for six weeks. Photo: Dickson Lee
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