Police processed 1,429 cases involving mobile phones as evidence from June to November, it was revealed. Photo: EPA Police processed 1,429 cases involving mobile phones as evidence from June to November, it was revealed. Photo: EPA
Police processed 1,429 cases involving mobile phones as evidence from June to November, it was revealed. Photo: EPA

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong police seized more than 3,700 mobile phones from protesters in space of five months and had devices broken into to read contents, security chief reveals

  • Secretary for Security John Lee dismisses concerns about potential abuse of power, maintaining the cases all satisfied court for issuing of search warrants
  • Lee would not comment on whether police used spyware to unlock suspects’ phones

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Police processed 1,429 cases involving mobile phones as evidence from June to November, it was revealed. Photo: EPA Police processed 1,429 cases involving mobile phones as evidence from June to November, it was revealed. Photo: EPA
Police processed 1,429 cases involving mobile phones as evidence from June to November, it was revealed. Photo: EPA
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