Security chief John Lee would not rule out raising the local threat level to ‘high’. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong security chief pushing for tougher action against local extremism by using anti-terrorism legislation to prosecute those involved in bomb plots

  • John Lee says UN-mandated local legislation will be more effective than other laws at cutting off support for home-grown terrorism
  • If public won’t join hands to stifle growth of terrorism, secretary for security does not rule out raising local threat level, after seizures of explosives and weapons
Topic |   Hong Kong police
Security chief John Lee would not rule out raising the local threat level to ‘high’. Photo: Nora Tam
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