'Missing' British Hong Kong consulate employee detained in China for violating 'public order'
Updated: 2019-08-22 07:04:54 KST
Now to an update on the British government worker in Hong Kong who went missing earlier this month during a trip to China.
According to China's foreign ministry on Wednesday, Simon Cheng has been detained in Shenzhen for 15 days after allegedly violating a law on public order.
Reason for his arrest is still unknown.
The ministry added his arrest was not a diplomatic issue.
It also issued a warning to British officials "stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs."