Leon Tong arrives at West Kowloon Court on July 6, 2020, five days after driving his motorcycle into a group of police officers. Photo: Felix Wong Leon Tong arrives at West Kowloon Court on July 6, 2020, five days after driving his motorcycle into a group of police officers. Photo: Felix Wong
Leon Tong arrives at West Kowloon Court on July 6, 2020, five days after driving his motorcycle into a group of police officers. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong national security law: 9 years’ jail for first person convicted under legislation

  • Leon Tong sentenced to 6½ years for the secession crime and eight years for terrorism, with 5½ years of the latter term to run concurrently with the first
  • The 24-year-old former restaurant worker drove a motorcycle into a group of police officers on July 1, 2020, while carrying a flag with the slogan ‘Liberate Hong Kong’

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Leon Tong arrives at West Kowloon Court on July 6, 2020, five days after driving his motorcycle into a group of police officers. Photo: Felix Wong Leon Tong arrives at West Kowloon Court on July 6, 2020, five days after driving his motorcycle into a group of police officers. Photo: Felix Wong
Leon Tong arrives at West Kowloon Court on July 6, 2020, five days after driving his motorcycle into a group of police officers. Photo: Felix Wong
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