Former Hong Kong law professor Benny Tai has been charged by the city’s anti-graft agency over the purchase of newspaper adverts ahead of the 2016 Legco elections. Photo: Sam Tsang Former Hong Kong law professor Benny Tai has been charged by the city’s anti-graft agency over the purchase of newspaper adverts ahead of the 2016 Legco elections. Photo: Sam Tsang
Former Hong Kong law professor Benny Tai has been charged by the city’s anti-graft agency over the purchase of newspaper adverts ahead of the 2016 Legco elections. Photo: Sam Tsang

Former Hong Kong law professor, activist Benny Tai hit with charges over 2016 Legislative Council race expenses

  • City’s anti-graft watchdog said it was acting on complaints in bringing charges against Tai, psychologist Ip Kim-ching and Sek Sau-ching
  • The trio allegedly placed six adverts in local newspapers encouraging voters to participate in strategic voting, a plan Tai dubbed Thundergo

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
Former Hong Kong law professor Benny Tai has been charged by the city’s anti-graft agency over the purchase of newspaper adverts ahead of the 2016 Legco elections. Photo: Sam Tsang Former Hong Kong law professor Benny Tai has been charged by the city’s anti-graft agency over the purchase of newspaper adverts ahead of the 2016 Legco elections. Photo: Sam Tsang
Former Hong Kong law professor Benny Tai has been charged by the city’s anti-graft agency over the purchase of newspaper adverts ahead of the 2016 Legco elections. Photo: Sam Tsang
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