China Coast Guard arrest national security law suspect

Local | 27 Aug 2020 3:19 pm

Guangdong Coast Guard intercepted a speedboat, and arrested more than 10 Hongkongers, including national security law suspect Andy Li.

More than 10 people were arrested last Sunday at 9 am by the Guangdong Coast Guard for illegal border crossing, China Coast Guard announced.

According to Radio Free Asia, a total of 12 young Hongkongers were arrested including activist Andy Li.

He was previously arrested in Hong Kong on the same day as Next Media founder Jimmy Lai Chee-ying for breaching the national security law.

The others have participated in anti-government protests before, and some of them were arrested in Hong Kong and are currently on bail, Radio Free Asia added, they were heading to Taiwan.

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