The High Court has cleared three police officers of making false statements regarding an arrest four years ago. Photo: Warton Li The High Court has cleared three police officers of making false statements regarding an arrest four years ago. Photo: Warton Li
The High Court has cleared three police officers of making false statements regarding an arrest four years ago. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong judge overturns police officers’ convictions for making false statements

  • Judge Isaac Tam finds that the officers’ omission of certain details in their notes and statements ‘should never be repeated’, but did not constitute a false statement
  • The officers’ convictions had stemmed from an incident in which they inaccurately described how they came to confiscate drugs from a suspect

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
The High Court has cleared three police officers of making false statements regarding an arrest four years ago. Photo: Warton Li The High Court has cleared three police officers of making false statements regarding an arrest four years ago. Photo: Warton Li
The High Court has cleared three police officers of making false statements regarding an arrest four years ago. Photo: Warton Li
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