Chan Tong-kai will be placed under police protection at his own request. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong government rejects ‘totally unacceptable’ offer from Taiwan to send officials to city to take back murder suspect who sparked protests

  • Government stresses in statement issued well after midnight that Taiwan has no law enforcement power in Hong Kong
  • Taipei had earlier offered to send police officers to city to collect murder suspect Chan Tong-kai
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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Chan Tong-kai will be placed under police protection at his own request. Photo: Winson Wong
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Murder suspect Chan Tong-kai speaks to the media on his release from prison on Wednesday morning. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong murder suspect at centre of extradition bill crisis begs for public forgiveness upon release from jail

  • Chan Tong-kai, who says he will surrender to Taiwanese authorities, apologises on his release from Hong Kong prison, but is expected to stay in city on Wednesday
  • Chan, 20, is suspected of murdering his pregnant girlfriend in Taiwan, in a case that has also set off political row with the self-ruled island
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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Murder suspect Chan Tong-kai speaks to the media on his release from prison on Wednesday morning. Photo: Sam Tsang
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