Hong Kong teen who tried to flee to Taiwan with other fugitives faces new bail-jumping charge – S. China Post

A teenager who was one of 12 Hong Kong fugitives caught in mainland Chinese waters while trying to flee to Taiwan last summer will face an extra charge of failing to surrender to custody, a court has heard.The new charge was pressed as prosecutors on Friday indicated they would move the case against 17-year-old Hoang Lam-phuc – who is also accused of attempted arson stemming from 2019’s anti-government protests – to the District Court, where he faces a maximum of seven years in jail.Prosecutors…

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