In the 6.4 rally last year, 24 pro-democracy figures were charged with inciting others to participate in an unauthorized assembly. Among them, the former Kwun Tong District Councillor Leung Kai Ching, who was sentenced to 4 months in prison, was released from prison today (20th).
The 26-year-old Leung Kai Ching was remanded in custody since the end of April. After deducting the period of leave, he finished his sentence today. He left Lo Wu Correctional Institution at 9 a.m., and several relatives and friends arrived at the scene under the strong wind signal No. 3 to greet him, including his resignation in Kwun Tong District. Cai Zehong, chairman of the parliament. Liang Kaiqing had her short hair cut, took personal belongings, and boarded a taxi accompanied by a friend and left without speaking.
She, Huang Zhifeng, Cen Aohui, and Yuan Jiawei were accused of participating in the June 4th rally last year, and earlier pleaded guilty to a crime of “knowingly participating in an unauthorized assembly.” Judge Chen Guangchi sentenced Huang Zhifeng to 10 months in prison, Cen Aohui to half a year in prison, and Yuan Jiawei and Liang Kaiqing to 4 months in prison. Among them, Cen Aohui and Yuan Jiawei once appealed the sentence and applied for bail pending appeal and were rejected. The two and Huang Zhifeng are being remanded in another case involving 47 people.
Cen Aohui, Yuen Ka Wai and Leung Kai Ching are members of the Tsuen Wan District, Southern District and Kwun Tong Districts respectively. According to the District Councils Ordinance, if a district member is convicted and sentenced to prison for more than 3 months, he will be disqualified as a member.
He Xiulan, Yang Sen intend to plead guilty, Zou Xingtong and other 8 people intend not to plead guilty
As for the other 20 people in the same case, He Xiulan and Yang Sen intend to plead guilty and will formally hear their defense and plea in the District Court on September 9 and September 10. Eight people, including Li Zhuoren, Cai Yaochang, Zhao Enlai, Liang Jinwei, Zou Xingtong, Liang Guohua, Hu Zhiwei and He Guilan, plan not to plead guilty. The case will start on November 1. The remaining defendants have no intention to respond, and the case will be brought to trial on July 23.
24 pro-democracy activists were charged with “knowingly participating in an unauthorized assembly” and “inciting others to knowingly participate in an unauthorized assembly” outside the Victoria Park fountain on June 4 last year. Li Zhuoren was also charged with the crime of “holding an unauthorized assembly.”
In addition, 8 people in this case, including Yuan Jiawei, Huang Zhifeng, Zhu Kaidi, Yin Zhaojian, He Guilan, Liang Guoxiong, Cen Aohui, and Hu Zhiwei were also accused of organizing or participating in the democratic primary election last year and were charged with “conspiracy to subvert in the 47-person case.” The crime of state power” is now being remanded. The case was adjourned to September 23 for trial in the High Court. Currently, only 12 people have been released on bail, and the remaining 35 defendants must be renewed in custody.