HK media tycoon Jimmy Lai jailed over lease violation

The Daily Star – AFP, Hong Kong

Hong Kong pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai received a fresh jail sentence of five years and nine months yesterday after being found guilty of fraud in a contractual dispute.
Lai, the 75-year-old founder of the now-shuttered Apple Daily newspaper, had recently completed a 20-month jail term resulting from multiple convictions for his part in protests and unauthorised assemblies.Read more on The Daily Star

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