Friday, October 24, 2014   

Eleven arrested in connection with protests
(10-23 19:00)

The police said on Thursday that 11 people have been arrested since Wednesday afternoon in connection with incidents in the protest area occupied by civil disobedience demonstrators in Mongkok.
Those held included a drunk man who had allegedly tried to start a fire in the area and several people suspected of throwing objects from buildings. Plastic bags containing a mixture of paint and feces were dropped onto the protesters.
Several of them were hit, including a boy in school uniform.
Chief Superintendent, Steve Hui Chun-tak said the protest in Mongkok was on the verge of turning into a riot.
He again called on protesters to leave in accordance with the court injunctions granted on Monday. --RTHK   
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