The High Court on Friday quashed the earlier unlawful killing ruling. Photo: Warton Li
The High Court on Friday quashed the earlier unlawful killing ruling. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong court quashes inquest finding of unlawful killing by police officer in decade-old case, orders new one

  • Taxi driver was lifted off ground in chokehold while in handcuffs and died after complications from injuries sustained during the arrest made by Constable Lam Wai-wing
  • Jury in Coroner’s Court returned rare verdict of unlawful killing in October 2018 before Lam successfully applied for judicial review to challenge proceedings

The High Court on Friday quashed the earlier unlawful killing ruling. Photo: Warton Li
The High Court on Friday quashed the earlier unlawful killing ruling. Photo: Warton Li
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