A mainland woman pleaded guilty in court yesterday after she and another student were caught on camera having sex in a busy Hong Kong street two months ago, Apple Daily reports.
At around 4:00 a.m. on April 1, both defendants were videotaped having sex near a bus stop on Fat Kong Street outside of the Polytechnic University dorms in Ho Man Tin. After the footage went viral a day later, police arrested the 19-year-old male, Yang Hao, who’s also a mainland student. The 18-year-old woman, who turned herself in, was arrested on April 10 after she reportedly returned from vacation and saw the video online.
Both defendants pleaded not guilty to committing an act outraging public decency when they appeared at the Kowloon City Court yesterday morning. Two hours later, the accused woman, Wu Xinyi, returned to court to enter a guilty plea.
The case for Wu, who is currently on bail under conditions, was adjourned to July 8 for sentencing, pending a probation report and community service orders report.
Yang, who maintains his innocence, had his case suspended until August 13, when five defense witnesses will be summoned and two videos will be produced in front of the court. Yang is currently on bail under conditions.
A security guard from the Polytechnic University dorms claims to have seen both of the accused having sex and performing oral sex in the open, unmindful of pedestrians strolling by. The guard said he yelled at them to stop but was ignored.
The lovebirds were barely finished putting their clothes back on when police officers arrived at the scene. They were released at the time because officers did not see any illegal behavior.
The year-one student, Wu, who was studying Global Supply Chain Management, had no criminal record.