Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok denied the amendment was racist. Photo: Felix Wong
Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok denied the amendment was racist. Photo: Felix Wong

Tougher sentences for people smugglers aren’t racist, insists Hong Kong security chief

Government has sought to add countries which are major sources of illegal migrants to list of countries on 1979 law stipulating longer jail time

Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok denied the amendment was racist. Photo: Felix Wong
Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok denied the amendment was racist. Photo: Felix Wong
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