Hong Kong’s police force has been stretched to the limit working day and night and on public holidays, according to the top brass. Photo: AP

Hong Kong protests: police officers receive HK$235 million in meal and other allowances

  • Figures were made public two weeks after Security Bureau revealed government had paid overtime wages of up to HK$950 million since June
  • It is unclear how much can be attributed to police work on protests, with opposition lawmakers chastising bureau for not providing a fully itemised breakdown
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong’s police force has been stretched to the limit working day and night and on public holidays, according to the top brass. Photo: AP
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Chris Lau

Chris Lau

Chris is a reporter specialising in court and legal affairs in Hong Kong. From criminal justice to constitutional issues, he brings in the latest updates and in-depth analysis on legal issues that affect all aspects of the city. He also covers human rights issues extensively.