CHINA Police in Hong Kong arrest at least 40 for unlawful assembly

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Police in Hong Kong arrest at least 40 for unlawful assembly

CGTN

10:31, September 01, 2019

Hong Kong police arrested at least 40 people between Saturday night and the early hours of Sunday for a number of offences, including participating in unlawful assemblies, criminal damage and obstructing police officers.

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Violent protesters threw petrol bombs at the Central Government Complex during Saturday's illegal assembly in Hong Kong. (Photo: CGTN)

"We will by no means allow the escalation of reckless violence," Yu Hoi-kwan, senior superintendent of Police Public Relations Branch said at a press conference.

"The police have the capability and determination and will try every effort to bring those outlaws to justice and let society return to normal," she added.

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