A screen grab from a video shows a group of people in white with wooden sticks chasing and assaulting passengers at the Yuen Long MTR station. Photo: Handout

Pro-Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho defends white-clad mob that attacked civilians in Hong Kong MTR station, says they can be ‘pardoned for defending their home’

  • Attack is a normal reaction to protesters who brought violence to peaceful community, says rural leader and pro-Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho
  • Law Society receives complaints, says matter is being looked into
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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A screen grab from a video shows a group of people in white with wooden sticks chasing and assaulting passengers at the Yuen Long MTR station. Photo: Handout
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Police have faced criticism over their handling of a rampage through Yuen Long MTR station and other parts of the district by men dressed in white. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong police chief defends officers arriving 35 minutes after first reports of Yuen Long mob violence against protesters and MTR passengers

  • Review of manpower and response times to be held, says Stephen Lo, following outcry
  • Commissioner of Police denies colluding with white-clad mob, which has been linked to triad gangs
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Police have faced criticism over their handling of a rampage through Yuen Long MTR station and other parts of the district by men dressed in white. Photo: SCMP
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