Court declares power to rule on lawmaker ‘Long Hair’ misconduct charge over HK$250k donation

The District Court ruled Wednesday that it has jurisdiction over a criminal charge against pro-democracy lawmaker “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung. Leung was charged last June with misconduct in public office for accepting HK$250,000 in donations from Next Digital founder Jimmy Lai Chee-ying through Lai’s assistant Mark Simon on May 22, 2012 when he was a lawmaker. The prosecution […]