The 16-year-old was arrested by the police when he was involved in beating and taking pictures of male passers-by during the anti-revision movement in the previous year. Today (23rd), he was sentenced for 4 crimes of rioting, attempting to possess firearms without a license, and resisting arrest.
The defendant suffering from hyperactivity, admitted in the letter of plea that he had acted without thought. The judge believed that the defendant’s behavior was ignorant of the law and had pulled the trigger of the shotgun three times. If the firearm was not loaded and the safety was locked, the consequences would be It was totally unthinkable and reprimanded him for disregarding the safety of others, and eventually sentenced him to 4 years and 9 months in jail.
The now 18-year-old defendant Chen Zhenxian was convicted of rioting and attempting to possess firearms without a license after interrogation earlier.
The charge is that he participated in a riot in the Sheung Shui Plaza area on December 28, 2019, and attempted to possess a police shotgun without a license.
In addition, he pleaded guilty to two counts of resisting arrest before the trial began.
The situation of the "Shop with You" event at Sheung Shui Plaza on December 28, 2019.
(See the picture below for details)
Accepting unthinking behavior
The defense pleaded that the defendant was hyperactive and had slow muscle and language development. In the plea letter, he admitted that he had taken unthinking actions. He hoped that the court would consider the assaulted male passerby without permanent injuries and other factors. Light sentence.
Not involved in premeditated but ignorant of law and order
The judge pointed out that although the case did not involve premeditating, the defendant was involved in encircling the male passerby at the beginning, both holding the opponent and using an umbrella to cover him. The behavior was ignorant of the law and discipline. If the police did not arrive in time, it could cause serious consequences. He also believed that The defendant was a frontline demonstrator, and his behavior also encouraged others to participate.
Triggered the shotgun on 3 seats
The judge continued that when the defendant was subdued, he fought fiercely and pulled the trigger of the shotgun three times. If the firearm was not loaded and the safety switch was locked, the consequences would be totally unimaginable. The defendant's behavior was serious and reckless, regardless of the safety of others.
In the end, considering factors such as the age of the defendant and the low chance of repeat offenders, he was sentenced to the above term of imprisonment.
Case Number: DCCC 635/2020
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