Prosecutors insist on more serious charge for 3 Hong Kong students in petrol bomb attack, despite judge’s doubts

Hong Kong prosecutors have insisted on charging three students with endangering the life of a police officer in a petrol bomb attack last year, despite a judge questioning their grounds.The District Court heard on Monday that two of the three defendants had intended to plead guilty to all charges on the basis they did not threaten the personal safety of a constable who witnessed the attack at Tai Po Police Station.While acknowledging the inflammatory projectiles did not come close to the…