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Police condemn netizens for inciting others to disrupt public order
     Police notice that some netizens initiated blockages of main carriageways in various districts in Hong Kong tomorrow morning (May 27), to paralyse traffic, obstructs Police, in an action to surround the Legislative Council.

     Police strongly condemn any actions to incite other people to disrupt public order. Illegal blockage of the roads may jeopardises road safety and affect road users, hinder emergency services and may even put other people’s life under threat. Police will not tolerate any illegal actions that breach social peace. Resolute enforcement actions will be taken. Offenders will be arrested and any vehicles that caused serious obstruction will be swiftly towed away.

     Police reiterate that, according to the Public Order Ordinance, participating in an unauthorised assembly carries a maximum penalty of five years’ imprisonment.

     Police appeal to members of the public commuting tomorrow morning to reserve more time and pay attention to traffic news.
Ends/Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Issued at HKT 21:24
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