Hong Kong frees murder suspect whose case triggered protest crisis

Published on 23 Oct 2019 4:21:34 PM

Hong Kong man, Chan Tong-kai, who allegedly murdered his ex-girlfriend in Taiwan and the case sparked the months long anti-extradition bill protests, was released from prison on Wednesday.

Chan told the media that he apologise to his ex-girlfriend's family for the tragedy and for creating an "irreversible damage and pain".