Hong Kong: the boss of press and pro-democracy, Jimmy Lai has been arrested, his newspaper raided

The fabulously wealthy man in his seventies was arrested at his home around 7 am (local time), specified to the AFP Mark Simon, one of his close collaborators,

Hong Kong: the boss of press and pro-democracy, Jimmy Lai has been arrested, his newspaper raided

The fabulously wealthy man in his seventies was arrested at his home around 7 am (local time), specified to the AFP Mark Simon, one of his close collaborators, stating that other members of his group of press had also been arrested.

In a statement, the police reported seven arrests on suspicion of collusion with foreign forces - one of the offences covered by the law on national security that was imposed at the end of June by Beijing - and fraud.

Updated Date: 10 August 2020, 04:35

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