Hong Kong police arrested two men on Suspicion of sedition and money laundering

2022-05-10 0 By

Two men, aged 20 and 41 respectively, reported to be unemployed and a singer, were arrested in Sha Tin and Tin Shui Wai in the afternoon of the same day. The two men are related to each other, said Senior Superintendent Lee Kwai-wah of the National Security Division of the Hong Kong Police.The 41-year-old singer was arrested for “acting with intent to sedition” and “dealing with property known or believed to represent the proceeds of an indictable offence”.Another man, 20, was arrested for “dealing with property known or believed to represent the proceeds of an indictable offence”.Bank cards and records were found and a property freeze order was issued to freeze a local bank account and a jockey Club betting account for about $140,000.Li guihua pointed out that the 41-year-old man made a personal appeal in March 2021 for donations to support those arrested for rioting, involving about HK $1 million.The money was transferred to the private account of another 20-year-old arrested man. It was found that about $150,000 of the money was spent for private purposes, while another $270,000 was transferred to a racing club betting account for betting purposes.Ms Lee said the 41-year-old man had made inflammatory comments on social media since September last year, in an attempt to arouse hatred against the Hong Kong SAR government and the judiciary, and to provoke Hong Kong residents to push for changes to the Hong Kong system without resorting to legal means.Gui-hua li pointed out that in December 2021 the man live concert to sing the song on the Internet, which contains are dictum clearly pointed out that with the slogan “will be out of Hong Kong Chinese meaning”, the police believe that the arrested man hope that through this behavior, provoked a Hong Kong residents tried to follow legal way to change Hong Kong institutional change.Gui-hua li pointed out, the man repeatedly cursed the judge in graphic way on social media, in an attempt to cause people’s hatred in the Hong Kong legal system, and many times of police officers were killed, injured or retired police accidental death events such as derision and schadenfreude, attempt to cause hatred of the police and the Hong Kong residents.Gui-hua li said again, since January this year after the start of the fifth wave in Hong Kong, the 41-year-old man smears on the SAR government and epidemic prevention measures, called on citizens to boycott measures, the naysayers, claimed that “vaccination will be” dead, “played needles are not necessarily not infected” rhetoric to intimidate citizens, with vulgar language criticism expert advice.Li Guihua said that the two arrested men are relatives, believe they took the opportunity to collect money, pocket, as to the identity of the two people, Li Guihua refers to can not be disclosed, did not add.