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2 Hong Kong police officers arrested after video of man assaulted in hospital goes viral

2 Hong Kong police officers arrested after video of man assaulted in hospital goes viral

20.8.2019

2 Hong Kong police officers arrested after video of man assaulted in hospital goes viral

HONG KONG : Two police officers have been arrested after a video purportedly showing them assaulting a suspect that was being held in North ...

August 20, 2019 A criminal investigation has been opened in relation to the incident and the case has been taken over by the regional crime unit of the New Territory South. "Police have given priority in investigating the case, bringing all those involved to justice," said Tse, adding that the two officers were arrested for assault occasioning actual bodily harm. Advertisement Advertisement CLAIMS OF A COVER-UP"TOTALLY FALSE": POLICE Police said they received a complaint from the victim's son in late June, but not from the victim himself. "In response to the report, the Complaint Against Police Office made several attempts to reach him but all failed," said Tse. Unable to take a statement from the victim, it had thus been"impractical" to carry on with the investigation. Tuesday was the first time police had seen the video, the spokesperson said, adding that claims the police covered up the incident were"totally false". "It's the first time the police have seen the video today," he said. Hence, while the police had been informed about the incident, the allegation that police covered up the incident is"totally false". The hospital video surfaced as Hong Kong police continued to be battered by accusations of brutality following the 2014 Umbrella movement. In June this year, a police press conference about the Read more: CNA

Hong Kong protesters flood city streets for largest rally in weeksA sea of democracy activists flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday under torrential rains in a peaceful demonstration to city leaders that their movement still draws wide public support, despite mounting violence and increasingly stark warnings from Beijing. Hundreds of thousands of umbrella-carrying

Employees get caught in middle as China pressures businesses over Hong Kong HONG KONG (NYTIMES) - As Hong Kong seethes with protests against China's rule, Beijing is increasingly pressuring the business world to take its side. Businesses, both global and local, are falling in line - and their employees are caught in the crossfire.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Hong Kong protesters throng streets peacefully in pouring rain on SundayIt was the calmest weekend protest since the latest demonstrations began against perceived creeping Beijing influence in the former British colony.

Trump says Tiananmen Square-style crackdown in Hong Kong would harm China trade dealWASHINGTON (AFP) - US President Donald Trump on Sunday (Aug 18) warned China that carrying out a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown on Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters would harm trade talks between the two countries.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Hong Kong protesters flood city streets for largest rally in weeks[ HONG KONG ] A sea of democracy activists flooded the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday during torrential rain in a peaceful show to city leaders that their movement still pulls wide public support, despite mounting violence and increasingly stark warnings from Beijing. Read more at The Business Times.

'Tiananmen Square' crackdown in Hong Kong would harm trade deal: TrumpWASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Sunday (Aug 18) warned China that carrying out a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown on Hong Kong protesters ...



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