Opposition lawmaker Raymond Chan Chi-chuen alleges he was dragged to the floor from behind by a fellow lawmaker during a chaotic House Committee meeting on May 8 at the Legislative Council complex. Photo: Dickson LeeOpposition lawmaker Raymond Chan Chi-chuen alleges he was dragged to the floor from behind by a fellow lawmaker during a chaotic House Committee meeting on May 8 at the Legislative Council complex. Photo: Dickson Lee
Opposition lawmaker Raymond Chan Chi-chuen alleges he was dragged to the floor from behind by a fellow lawmaker during a chaotic House Committee meeting on May 8 at the Legislative Council complex. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong lawmaker Raymond Chan launches private prosecution over alleged assault during chaotic Legco meeting

  • The opposition politician says police have taken no action after he filed a report alleging he had been dragged to the ground by Kwok Wai-keung
  • But while the law allows for the rare tactic, the Secretary for Justice has the right to take over or abort the case
Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Opposition lawmaker Raymond Chan Chi-chuen alleges he was dragged to the floor from behind by a fellow lawmaker during a chaotic House Committee meeting on May 8 at the Legislative Council complex. Photo: Dickson LeeOpposition lawmaker Raymond Chan Chi-chuen alleges he was dragged to the floor from behind by a fellow lawmaker during a chaotic House Committee meeting on May 8 at the Legislative Council complex. Photo: Dickson Lee
Opposition lawmaker Raymond Chan Chi-chuen alleges he was dragged to the floor from behind by a fellow lawmaker during a chaotic House Committee meeting on May 8 at the Legislative Council complex. Photo: Dickson Lee
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