Secretary for Justice, Teresa Cheng told reporters on Tuesday that the government’s proposal to hand over fugitives on a case-by-case basis to mainland China, Taiwan and Macau was necessary to plug legal loopholes and ensure justice could be served. Photo: Nora Tam

Proposal to hand over fugitives to mainland China, Taiwan and Macau is necessary, says Hong Kong justice minister Teresa Cheng

  • Teresa Cheng told reporters that the Security Bureau’s plan was needed to plug legal loopholes and ensure justice is seen to be done
  • Top US envoy warned that a move to extradite fugitives to mainland could hurt bilateral legal arrangements between Hong Kong and US if details are not right
Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong

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Secretary for Justice, Teresa Cheng told reporters on Tuesday that the government’s proposal to hand over fugitives on a case-by-case basis to mainland China, Taiwan and Macau was necessary to plug legal loopholes and ensure justice could be served. Photo: Nora Tam
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