Police sergeant Chiu Kwong-lam (back) was sentenced to 14 months in jail for colluding with triad members, while constable Cheung Tsz-kin (front) was acquitted. Photo: Brian Wong Photo: Brian Wong
Police sergeant Chiu Kwong-lam (back) was sentenced to 14 months in jail for colluding with triad members, while constable Cheung Tsz-kin (front) was acquitted. Photo: Brian Wong Photo: Brian Wong

3 Hong Kong police officers jailed for up to 16 months for tipping off triad gang about imminent raid on gambling den

  • Judge says officers committed crime out of ‘momentary recklessness’
  • Sergeant given 14 months in jail after judge accepts his loss of pension and gratuities warrants reduced sentence

Police sergeant Chiu Kwong-lam (back) was sentenced to 14 months in jail for colluding with triad members, while constable Cheung Tsz-kin (front) was acquitted. Photo: Brian Wong Photo: Brian Wong
Police sergeant Chiu Kwong-lam (back) was sentenced to 14 months in jail for colluding with triad members, while constable Cheung Tsz-kin (front) was acquitted. Photo: Brian Wong Photo: Brian Wong
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