Commissioner of Police Chris Tang says a probe into the conduct of the force by any agency apart from the IPCC would be an injustice. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong police chief Chris Tang warns of rising number of students arrested for violent acts, blaming peer pressure and public’s refusal to condemn violence

  • Commissioner says he will only support the ongoing probe into force’s conduct by the Independent Police Complaints Council
  • But he welcomes city leader Carrie Lam’s suggestion of an independent review committee to look into the causes of the protests
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Commissioner of Police Chris Tang says a probe into the conduct of the force by any agency apart from the IPCC would be an injustice. Photo: Nora Tam
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Cannix Yau

Cannix Yau

Cannix joined the Post in 2014 after many years in journalism and some years working for legislators. She is interested in issues related to social justice and won SOPA's Excellence in Reporting Award in 2005.

Lilian Cheng

Lilian Cheng

Lilian joined the Post in 2019 as senior reporter covering Hong Kong’s housing, land and development policies. She started her career at Ming Pao in 2010 and was then a principal reporter at i-Cable News. She has won awards for her reporting on a major discovery of Sung relics near the planned To Kwa Wan railway station.