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Hong Kong protests: teen gets up to 3 years at training centre for carrying firebombs, role in 2019 demonstration

A 15-year-old boy arrested during a controversial 2019 police operation inside Prince Edward railway station will serve up to three years in a Hong Kong correctional training centre after pleading guilty to carrying two firebombs to the premises and taking part in an unlawful assembly.Passing sentence at the District Court on Friday, Judge Frankie Yiu Fun-che ruled that the longer term offered by a correctional institution was appropriate given the teen’s active role in an illegal gathering in…
A 15-year-old boy arrested during a controversial 2019 police operation inside Prince Edward railway station will serve up to three years in a Hong Kong correctional training centre after pleading guilty to carrying two firebombs to the premises and taking part in an unlawful assembly.Passing sentence at the District Court on Friday, Judge Frankie Yiu Fun-che ruled that the longer term offered by a correctional institution was appropriate given the teen’s active role in an illegal gathering in…
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