Democrat activist Howard Lam bailed, case adjourned to OctoberLocal | 14 Sep 2017 3:51 pm
Democratic Party member Howard Lam Tsz-kin, (pictured, center), who faces a charge of misleading a police officer, appeared at the Kowloon City Magistrates' Courts today.
He allegedly misled officers relating to his claim of getting abducted and tortured on August 11.
The case was adjourned until October 26 for police to conduct further investigation and Lam was granted a HK$5,000 bail. He is barred from leaving Hong Kong and has to report to police on Mondays.
When asked outside the court whether he will plead guilty to the charge, Lam replied: "you will know when the time comes.”