Chan Tong-kai, jailed in Hong Kong for money laundering, is wanted in Taiwan on suspicion of murdering his pregnant girlfriend while on holiday there. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong extradition law expert says collecting evidence overseas for use in local courts can be done, contrary to justice minister’s recent comments

  • Former senior prosecutor Michael Blanchflower says it is the weight of evidence that is important, not where it comes from
  • Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng had earlier shot down proposals to extend the power of courts to adjudicate overseas as ‘impracticable’
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Chan Tong-kai, jailed in Hong Kong for money laundering, is wanted in Taiwan on suspicion of murdering his pregnant girlfriend while on holiday there. Photo: Winson Wong
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