Officer Baimadajie Angwang of the New York City Police Department speaks outside Brooklyn Federal Court on Thursday after a judge dismissed spying charges against him. Photo: AP
Officer Baimadajie Angwang of the New York City Police Department speaks outside Brooklyn Federal Court on Thursday after a judge dismissed spying charges against him. Photo: AP

US drops charges against Tibetan-born New York City police officer accused of China ties

  • Federal prosecutors say the move in the case of Baimadajie Angwang is ‘in the interests of justice’ but don’t reveal what new information led to the decision
  • ‘This guy’s been through the wringer for two-and-a-half years on trumped-up, illegitimate, baseless charges,’ says his lawyer

Officer Baimadajie Angwang of the New York City Police Department speaks outside Brooklyn Federal Court on Thursday after a judge dismissed spying charges against him. Photo: AP
Officer Baimadajie Angwang of the New York City Police Department speaks outside Brooklyn Federal Court on Thursday after a judge dismissed spying charges against him. Photo: AP
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