Safeguarding national security was listed as one of the operational priorities of Police Commissioner Chris Tang this year. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Safeguarding national security was listed as one of the operational priorities of Police Commissioner Chris Tang this year. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Safeguarding national security was listed as one of the operational priorities of Police Commissioner Chris Tang this year. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong police chief defends low prosecution rate of national security cases, saying inquiries take time

  • Eight people have been prosecuted for offences under the security law, out of 97 arrested so far
  • Force chief says suspects who accuse police of using the law to spread fear are trying to mislead the public

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Safeguarding national security was listed as one of the operational priorities of Police Commissioner Chris Tang this year. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Safeguarding national security was listed as one of the operational priorities of Police Commissioner Chris Tang this year. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Safeguarding national security was listed as one of the operational priorities of Police Commissioner Chris Tang this year. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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