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HK police arrest woman for violating National Security Law

HONG KONG – The Hong Kong police on Wednesday arrested a 19-year-old woman suspected of violating the National Security Law. 

In a statement, the police said the woman was arrested in Mong Kok for “suspected conspiracy to incite the commission by other persons of the offence of subversion”, violating Article 22 and 23 of the Hong Kong National Security Law. 

The arrested woman is being detained for further inquiries while an investigation is underway and further arrests may be made, the police said

The woman is being detained for further inquiries while an investigation is underway and further arrests may be made, the police added.

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The police on Monday nabbed three student members of the Student Politicism group on suspicion of conspiracy to incite subversion against state power.

Police raided the group's storage unit and seized boxes of materials including propaganda materials, computers, phones and a large amount of goods intended for inmates behind bars.

The group, set up in May last year, had run street booths 41 times and had been repeatedly spreading messages to incite subversion against state power and hatred against the government, police said.

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