District Court Judge Tam Sze-lok let a police officer accused of blackmail go free, despite ruling that he had taken money. Photo: Nora Tam

Judge tells Hong Kong police officer accused of blackmail: I know you took the HK$10,000 and lied about doing so, but you’re free to go

Sergeant acquitted after judge rules victim did not tell whole truth when giving evidence, and raises doubts about circumstances of money changing hands

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District Court Judge Tam Sze-lok let a police officer accused of blackmail go free, despite ruling that he had taken money. Photo: Nora Tam
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