Police in Hong Kong arrested a number of offenders on New Year's Day (Monday) in 2020, including a Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) student accused of one count of possession of items such as \"Iron Lotus\" and \"Tribulus ji\" and \"Li \". Hong kong media such as \"orange news\" reported that after earlier application for bail was rejected, he again filed a bail application to the high court of the hong kong d.c. on the 9th, still rejected by the judge, he needs to be remanded.
According to the report, the defendant, named Mr Yam Chun-ming, was a student of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at PolyU Hong Kong (aged 19). He has been accused of possession of illegal weapons, including a homemade'iron lotus'and 95 homemade'iron Tribulus'. He was also arrested last September (2019) on suspicion of possession of knives and cords.
According to public information,\" iron lotus \"is an iron-made bare-handed fight knuckle. Tribulus terrestris is an iron-spiked spreading barrier with sharp corners that effectively puncture tires and can be used to stop vehicles moving forward.
Mr Yam said the judge had decided not to grant bail to the Eastern District Court, considering the seriousness of the case. He also applied for bail in the High Court of the HKSAR on 9 September. After hearing the arguments, Judge Lee decided to reject the defendant's application for bail.
According to previous media reports, on New Year's Day, masked thugs in Hong Kong many smash and destroy, seriously disrupting social order. During a meeting with the media that evening, the Senior Police Officer of the Hong Kong Island Region (Operations), Mr Ng, said the police arrested about 400 people on suspicion of unlawful assembly and possession of offensive weapons.
Speaking at a press conference the following day (2nd), the head of the police's public relations division, ko said hong kong had suffered too much chaos in 2019 and police had called for violence not to be brought to the new year, but that wish had been frustrated by rioters. \"If support continues to be tolerated, such violence will be endless. Hong Kong will regain its peace if it is cut off from violence.