Billionaire Joseph Lau has withdrawn his legal challenge against Hong Kong’s contentious extradition bill. Photo: Sam Tsang

Fugitive tycoon Joseph Lau withdraws legal challenge against Hong Kong’s controversial extradition bill

  • Billionaire hiding in Hong Kong to avoid jail term in Macau wrote to High Court and secretary for justice to withdraw his judicial review application
  • Lau says he ‘loves his country and Hong Kong’ and his application was not aimed at the government
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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Billionaire Joseph Lau has withdrawn his legal challenge against Hong Kong’s contentious extradition bill. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Denise Tsang

Denise Tsang

Denise Tsang is an award-winning journalist, with her career built on covering business and Hong Kong local news. She has won a number of regional and Hong Kong press awards and was a part-time lecturer on business journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University.

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum is an award-winning political journalist specialising in Hong Kong politics and the city's justice system. Previously, he worked for the Hong Kong Economic Journal and Citizen News.

Sum Lok-kei

Sum Lok-kei

Sum Lok-kei joined the Post in 2018. He is a reporter on the Hong Kong desk.