Police have faced criticism over their handling of a rampage through Yuen Long MTR station and other parts of the district by men dressed in white. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong police chief defends officers arriving 35 minutes after first reports of Yuen Long mob violence against protesters and MTR passengers

  • Review of manpower and response times to be held, says Stephen Lo, following outcry
  • Commissioner of Police denies colluding with white-clad mob, which has been linked to triad gangs
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Police have faced criticism over their handling of a rampage through Yuen Long MTR station and other parts of the district by men dressed in white. Photo: SCMP
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Protesters demonstrate at Yuen Long police station the day after a group of thugs attacked passengers in a train station. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong police deny accusation they colluded with thugs who attacked passengers at train station, as one lawmaker calls incident ‘terrorism’

  • Protesters question why it took officers so long to arrive at site of violent attacks and want to know why no one was arrested
  • Chief Superintendent John Tse says delay does not equal collusion and numbers involved meant first police on scene had to wait for backup
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Protesters demonstrate at Yuen Long police station the day after a group of thugs attacked passengers in a train station. Photo: Felix Wong
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