An anti-government protester is detained by police officers in riot gear, during an illegal demonstration in Causeway Bay on July 1. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong police have no plans to follow US in banning chokeholds in the wake of worldwide protests, says security minister

  • The ban in the US followed the death of African-American George Floyd after being subdued by police when he was being arrested
  • Security minister John Lee said in reply to a question at a Legco meeting it was sometimes ‘necessary to use a suitable level of force’
Topic |   Hong Kong police
An anti-government protester is detained by police officers in riot gear, during an illegal demonstration in Causeway Bay on July 1. Photo: Sam Tsang
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