2 arrested for seditious act

June 26, 2022
Stringent enforcement
Stringent enforcement:

Police’s National Security Department arrest two men and seize military knives and an imitation firearm.

Police’s National Security Department today arrested two men, aged 31 and 53, in Cheung Sha Wan and Chai Wan for doing an act or acts with seditious intention, contravening Section 9 and 10 of the Crimes Ordinance.


They were also suspected of possession of an imitation firearm, contravening Section 20 of the Firearms & Ammunition Ordinance, possession of an offensive weapon, contravening Section 17 of the Summary Offences Ordinance and possession of apparatus for radiocommunications without licence, contravening Section 8 of the Telecommunications Ordinance.


Police conducted searches at the arrestees' residences with court warrants and seized some electronic communication devices which authorities say were used to publish seditious messages, a computer, military knives and an imitation firearm.


The two arrested men are being detained for further enquiries.

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