Arrests made over Mirror concert incident

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Hong Kong police have made a series of arrests in connection with an incident at a Mirror concert, where a large LED screen fell onto the stage and severely injured two dancers. 

According to the South China Morning Post, five people have been arrested in total, with four suspects hailing from main stage contractor Engineering Impact and one from sub-contractor Hip Hing Loong.

The five arrested – four men and one woman – have been detained on charges of fraud or causing an object to fall from height.

Charges are related to an incident in July which saw a large LED video screen fall during a performance from Canto-pop group Mirror at Hong Kong Coliseum. Two male dancers, Mo Li Kai-yin and Chang Tsz-fung, were hospitalised following the incident.

Chang was discharged the next day but Li suffered severe injuries and is still in hospital.

The Hong Kong Government ordered multiple inquiries, with one revealing in its preliminary findings that the weight of the screen had been incorrectly calculated. It was also reported that a substandard cable and incorrectly installed rope guard were used.

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