Hong Kong man jailed for possessing bat, chilli spray during 2019 social unrest has sentence reduced on appeal

Jan 29, 2021 | INVESTING

An electrician apprentice jailed for possessing chilli oil spray and baseball bats during the 2019 anti-government protest movement has won an appeal to effectively reduce his 18-month prison term by more than two-thirds.Mr Justice Alex Lee Wan-tang of the High Court on Friday upheld Lee Yuk-shing’s conviction on one count of possession of offensive weapons in a public place, but allowed his appeal against his sentence and released him on time served after he had spent five months behind bars…

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