Mr. Lai, Owner of 3C Phone Repairment, was arrested and currently on bail. He released a video of himself in the afternoon of January 22 on Facebook, explaining the incident and latest situation of the store. He made a comment “Help Me.” underneath the video shortly after the post was published.
He stated nearly $HKD40,000 cash and around 20 of the customers’ iPhone, iPads and laptops from the store are seized by the police, with the reason that those are all exhibits.
He mentioned that he was threatened by the police and that they would make false accusations against him. Details of the arrest and threats have not been mentioned in the video as Mr Lai is worried about his personal safety.
However, he emphasized that if anything was to happened to him, a full version of the video detailing his experience of the arrest and the treatments he received during detention will be sent to the press.