Pro-Beijing lawmaker ‘stabbed’ in Hong Kong

Junius Ho hospitalised after attack that comes amid protests The pro-Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho has been attacked in an apparent stabbing in Hong Kong. Ho, who is running in the upcoming district council election, was out campaigning in his constituency on Wednesday when he was attacked. In a video of the incident, a man holding a bunch of flowers approaches and speaks to Ho, then reaches into his bag and pulls out an implement, believed to be a knife, which he uses to stab Ho. The man could be heard shouting in Cantonese: Junius Ho, you scum! The attacker was arrested by police, South China Morning Post reported. Alongside Hong Kongs leader Carrie Lam and police chief Stephen Lo, Ho …