A man in Hong Kong has been arrested in connection with explosives. The police also seized explosives at his learning centre and residence

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 A man in Hong Kong has been arrested in connection with explosives. The police also seized explosives at his learning centre and residence


40 grams of explosives seized by Hong Kong Police

It was reported that on the evening of July 1, Hong Kong police found a carton with white smoke opposite Hennessy road integration center in Wan Chai. It was later confirmed that there were two plastic water bottles in the box, one of which was cracked and deformed and had traces of burning. After inspection, the explosive handling personnel confirmed that there were no explosives in the bottle, only synthetic combustible chemicals, which could emit thick smoke during combustion.

Police said that the Wan Chai District criminal investigation team had successfully locked in two men earlier and arrested them early today, including a 29 year old man named Yuan who claimed to be engaged in accounting and a 31 year old tutor of science learning class surnamed Li. They were suspected of causing an explosion that is likely to endanger life or property.

(function(){( window.slotbydup=window .slotbydup||[]).push({id:u5811557,container:ssp_ 5811557, async:true }Chen Qianyuan, chief criminal inspector of Wanchai Police District, said a large number of suspected explosives were seized at the residence of the 31 year old man surnamed Li in Kennedy Town and a childrens learning center in north point where he worked. Among them, 40 grams of low-energy explosives were found in the gray black powder and Shane (sodium cyanide) was found in the round plastic container. The police reiterated that causing explosion and possession (holding) of explosives are serious crimes, which not only pose a major threat to public safety, but also cause public panic. According to section 53 of the Crimes Ordinance, causing an explosion which is likely to endanger life or property, regardless of whether there is actual injury to person or property, is an offence. Upon conviction, the maximum penalty is life imprisonment No. Under section 55 of the Crimes Ordinance, it is an offence for any person to possess any article belonging to an explosive without lawful purpose and is liable on conviction to a maximum of 14 years imprisonment. Source of this article: Wang Ning, editor in charge of global network_ NB12468

The chief criminal inspector of Wanchai District, Chen Qianyuan, said that a large number of suspected explosives were seized at the residence of the 31 year old man surnamed Li in Kennedy Town and a childrens learning center in north point where he worked. Among them, 40 grams of low-energy explosives were found in the gray black powder and Shane (sodium cyanide) was found in the round plastic container.

The police reiterated that causing explosion and possession (holding) of explosives are serious crimes, which not only pose a major threat to public safety, but also cause public panic. According to section 53 of the Crimes Ordinance, causing an explosion which is likely to endanger life or property, regardless of whether there is actual injury to person or property, is an offence. Upon conviction, the maximum penalty is life imprisonment No. Under section 55 of the Crimes Ordinance, it is an offence for any person to possess any article belonging to an explosive without lawful purpose and is liable on conviction to a maximum of 14 years imprisonment.