BAIL JUMPER?Reports said that Lee Chien-yi did not appear in court after being released on bail after her role in protests in a bid to stop evictions in Hong Kong
Date: Jun 10, 2017
By: Jake Chung / Staff writer, with CNA
The National Immigration Agency yesterday said that an 18-year-old Hong Kong
woman who allegedly jumped bail in the territory after being accused of offenses in last year’s Mong Kok civil unrest has overstayed her visa by more than four months.
Lee Chien-yi (李倩怡) — who Hong Kong news Web site am730 on Thursday reported was in Taiwan on a tourist visa, but seeking asylum — was one of 91 people detained by Hong Kong police after the unrest over the Lunar New Year.
She was to attend her first court hearing on Jan. 17 at a district court after being released on bail, am730 reported.
However, the Chinese-language Headline Daily yesterday reported that Lee had allegedly fled the territory to seek asylum in Taiwan. [FULL STORY]