Lawmaker Ted Hui faces the media after being sentenced at Eastern Court. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Democratic Party lawmaker Ted Hui ordered to do 240 hours of community service and fined over phone-snatch incident in Hong Kong legislature

  • Politician took phone from civil servant he believed was spying on him in Legislative Council
  • Incident happened during sensitive co-location debate which led to Chinese laws being applied in Hong Kong for first time
Topic |   Hong Kong courts

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Lawmaker Ted Hui faces the media after being sentenced at Eastern Court. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Hong Kong lawmaker Ted Hui has been found guilty of assault for snatching a public official’s phone. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong lawmaker Ted Hui guilty of assault after snatching public official’s phone, dashing to men’s toilet and emailing files to himself

  • Eastern Court rules Democratic Party’s Ted Hui also guilty of obstructing a public officer in the performance of duty and obtaining access to a computer with dishonest intent
  • Hui argued government sending officials to monitor lawmakers was privacy infringement but concedes his actions ‘exceeded constraint of society’
Topic |   Hong Kong courts

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Hong Kong lawmaker Ted Hui has been found guilty of assault for snatching a public official’s phone. Photo: Winson Wong
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