Cops arresting reporter without giving legitimate reasons

During police dispersal operation in Mong Kok at around 10pm, a reporter in a reflective vest was handcuffed and taken away by the police. According to a news report from an online media Local Press, the arrested reporter Pang Pui-yin was their employee and he was covering news near Prince Edward Station when arrested.

As shown in a video by Pang himself from Local Press, Pang was getting back to the pavement as instructed by the police but then he was surrounded by officers and the scene became chaotic.

A Ming Pao reporter asked a PPRB officer for details of the arrest but no legitimate reasons were given.

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