Media mogul Jimmy Lai (pictured) and six others stand accused of turning an approved assembly into an illegal march in 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang
Media mogul Jimmy Lai (pictured) and six others stand accused of turning an approved assembly into an illegal march in 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang

Senior Hong Kong police officer tells court the force had no crowd control plan for rally at centre of case against Jimmy Lai, ex-lawmakers

  • Media tycoon Jimmy Lai and six former lawmakers stand accused of organising and taking part in an unauthorised assembly in 2019
  • Prosecutors accuse the seven of turning an approved assembly into an illegal march, but defence argues they were merely trying to avoid overcrowding at the venue

Media mogul Jimmy Lai (pictured) and six others stand accused of turning an approved assembly into an illegal march in 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang
Media mogul Jimmy Lai (pictured) and six others stand accused of turning an approved assembly into an illegal march in 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang
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