Chan Tong-kai being transported to court in Hong Kong in 2018. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong man wanted in Taiwan murder case ‘could escape extradition’ after pleading guilty to money laundering charges

  • Court hears for first time that man admitted to killing his girlfriend after learning she was pregnant with another man’s child
  • Yet legal experts say Chan could escape extradition if he walks free of a money laundering sentence before the new fugitive bill is passed
Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong

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Chan Tong-kai being transported to court in Hong Kong in 2018. Photo: Winson Wong
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Jasmine Siu

Jasmine Siu

Jasmine Siu is a reporter who covers Hong Kong courts and legal affairs at the Post.

Chris Lau

Chris Lau

Chris is a reporter specialising in court and legal affairs in Hong Kong. From criminal justice to constitutional issues, he brings in the latest updates and in-depth analysis on legal issues that affect all aspects of the city. He also covers human rights issues extensively.