A month after the National Security Law came into effect, the National Security Agency of the Hong Kong Police Force arrested Jimmy Lai, his son Ian Lai, and some of the senior staff in Next Digital. Police state that at least 7 arrests were made during this morning’s operations, on charges of ‘colluding with a Foreign Country or with External Elements to Endanger National Security’.
Meanwhile, hundreds of police officers had raided Apple Daily’s headquarters in Tseung Kwun O. Jimmy Lai, already under arrest in Kowloon City Police Station, was also brought to the building for investigations.
Over 200 officers are in the newspaper’s headquarters conducting searches. According to Apple Daily, the police have already cordoned off the building.
Source: Stand News