Police officers and other law enforcers who broke surveillance rules made mistakes rather than sought illegitimate gain, says the surveillance commissioner. Photo: Shutterstock

Hong Kong watchdog says breaches of covert surveillance rules by police and government down to bungling rather than criminality

  • Number of cases where irregularities found in phone tapping and other covert operations increases from 18 to 27
  • Lawmaker slams ‘cavalier’ approach to rule of law by officers, some of whom continued to listen in to protected conversations
Topic |   Hong Kong police

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Police officers and other law enforcers who broke surveillance rules made mistakes rather than sought illegitimate gain, says the surveillance commissioner. Photo: Shutterstock
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