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Police's National Security Department arrested two men
     The National Security Department of the Hong Kong Police Force this afternoon (September 27) arrested two men, aged 18 and 29, in Kwai Tsing and Sham Shui Po respectively, for suspected of “doing an act or acts with seditious intention”, contravening Section 9 and 10 of the Crimes Ordinance (Cap. 200).
     Investigation revealed that the two arrested persons were suspected of publishing posts on social platforms to disseminate seditious messages that promote feelings of ill-will and enmity between different classes of the population of Hong Kong and incite the use of violence.

     Besides, Police conducted searches at the arrested persons' residences with a court warrant. Some electronic communication devices which were used to publish seditious messages were seized.

     The arrested persons are being detained for further enquiries.

     Police remind members of the public that "doing an act or acts with seditious intention" is a serious crime. Offenders shall be liable upon conviction to imprisonment for two years on first conviction. Members of the public are urged not to defy the law.
Ends/Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Issued at HKT 21:30
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