Plain-clothes customs officers are seen arresting a South Asian man in Sham Shui Po in a now-viral video posted online. Photo: Facebook
Plain-clothes customs officers are seen arresting a South Asian man in Sham Shui Po in a now-viral video posted online. Photo: Facebook

Hong Kong customs arrest man suspected of selling knock-off handbags, deny accusations of entrapment

  • The accusations stem from a social media post featuring video of the arrest and a purported eyewitness account saying the man had been pressured to accept counterfeit goods by an undercover officer
  • Customs said it was still investigating, and condemned suggestions that officers had engaged in ‘evidence planting’

Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong
Plain-clothes customs officers are seen arresting a South Asian man in Sham Shui Po in a now-viral video posted online. Photo: Facebook
Plain-clothes customs officers are seen arresting a South Asian man in Sham Shui Po in a now-viral video posted online. Photo: Facebook
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