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Alvin Lum Jan 1
Thread- Dozens stopped and searched by police in Sogo, Causeway Bay, were released. Based on their recitation, police detained 254 persons outside of the mall, and only about 50 were allowed to go. The remaining were accused of unlawful assembly.
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Alvin Lum Jan 1
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Police has detained a man for hours despite he claimed to have chest pain. “Police mocked him, you look fine after several hours of marching and fighting with police,” says onlooker Ah Wei who is just released.
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Alvin Lum Jan 1
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Ah Wai said he’s only trying to fix his camera while police sealed off the area. “The bullets hit the gates, so I tried to hide inside Sogo,” he recalled after hours of being detained. “It’s bit tough luck, and officers are shouting at us, calling us cocackhroaches.”
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Alvin Lum Jan 1
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“Some were accused of participating in an unlawful assembly, because he is found to have a surgical mask in the beg,” said Ms F who’s among the group released.
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Alvin Lum Jan 1
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Bo, who works in SOGO, is detained for about 3 hours while he was calling it a day from the department store. “I wanted to go to pee, and police officers just gave me a bottle and I peed in the middle of the road,” he said. “There are several other guys are like that too.”
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Alvin Lum
(con’t) “Congratulations- your are arrested, so lucky in the start of the new year!” Bo recalled police officer of telling the detainees.
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Alvin Lum Jan 1
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Witness said the arrested were taken away by six large vans earlier. Outside of Sogo, clothes, face masks and umbrellas were left behind.
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Alvin Lum Jan 1
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This could be the plastic bottle where the group used for peeing...
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Alvin Lum Jan 1
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Another bottle of suspected urine, where the group searched by police has to use
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Alvin Lum Jan 1
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Unfinished lunch boxes suspectedly left behind by police officers in Causeway Bay
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