Hong Kong police arrest nine people suspected of aiding fleeing activists

Police detain four men and five women suspected of arranging transport for activists who tried to flee by boat to Taiwan

Hong Kong police say they have arrested nine people suspected of helping 12 activists who fled the city in August, heading for Taiwan, but were intercepted by Chinese authorities and held on the mainland.

The group of nine arrested on Saturday included four men and five women, some of whom had been previously arrested for participating in the massive protests that threw the financial hub into turmoil last year, were taken into custody for “assisting offenders”.

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