Police in Hong kong arrest five teens for the elderly man's death

In november got a 70-year-old man a paving stone in the head during clashes between rival demonstrators. Five teenagers have been arrested in Hong kong in con

Police in Hong kong arrest five teens for the elderly man's death

In november got a 70-year-old man a paving stone in the head during clashes between rival demonstrators.

Five teenagers have been arrested in Hong kong in connection with elderly man's death in november. Here was a 70-year-old man hit in the head by a paving stone during clashes between several groups of demonstrators.

Three boys and two girls aged from 15 to 18 years was arrested Friday on suspicion of murder, rebellion, and to do harm to others.

The police in Hong kong on Saturday, according to AFP news agency.

the Incident took place in the middle of november, when pro-democracy protesters clashed with supporters of the government.

the Footage shows rival groups of protesters throwing cobblestones against each other. Here you can see that the 70-year-old man is hit in the head, after which he falls to the ground.

The older man was brought to the hospital where he was pronounced dead the day after.

He was the second person in under a week, which died in protestrelaterede events.

The 8. november died the 22-year-old college student Alex Chow of head injuries, after he was dropped several floors down in a parking garage during clashes between police and protesters.

the Circumstances surrounding his fall have been unclear and disputed, and the protesters have given the police the blame for his death.

Hong kong has been hit by massive protests in over half a year.

Saturday is the big city political leader, Carrie Lam, traveled to China's capital, Beijing, where the political and economic situation in Hong kong is on the agenda.

During his four days long visit to the Lamb among other things, meets with president Xi Jinping on Monday. It reports local media, according to news agency Reuters.

It is Carrie Lam's first visit to Beijing since she suffered a crushing defeat at the local elections last month. Here ran the pro-democratic parties with nearly 400 of the total of 452 seats.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 15 December 2019, 12:00

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