Meanwhile, Chinese police have released Simon Cheng, an employee of the British Consulate arrested from Shenzhen.
The duel between police and protesters in Hong Kong continued on Saturday. The police resorted to lathicharge and released tear gas to control the protesters who were vandalizing and blocking the road, and the protesters threw stones and threw petrol bombs in response. Many people are reported injured. Meanwhile, Chinese police have released Simon Cheng, an employee of the British Consulate arrested from Shenzhen. Cheng was arrested for 15 days on charges of engaging in prostitution.
The confrontation took place in the Molotov area when the protesters started smashing roadside smart lamps. Surveillance cameras are installed on these smart lampposts, from which the police get information about the movements of the agitators. Meanwhile, some protesters were blocking the road. When the police tried to remove them, there was a confrontation. After this, the police had to release tear gas.
After a ten-day sporadic agitation, such a violent confrontation took place between police and protesters on Saturday. On Saturday, walls of several major Hong Kong sites were seen written with spray paint – Give us democracy or give us death. The statement issued by the government said that the protesters are posing a serious threat to the safety of every citizen.
Additional vigilance is being exercised in view of the protesters’ plans to affect the services of the international airport. Air, road and rail services are common among vigilantes. Meanwhile, the administration has closed four local train stations in the densely populated Kuntong. This has been done to control the protesters