Secretary for Justice, Teresa Cheng rejected calls to further explain the decision to drop a corruption investigation into former Hong Kong chief executive Leung Chun-ying, but this has not placated her critics. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong’s top legal bodies call on justice minister Teresa Cheng to explain why investigation against former chief executive CY Leung was dropped

  • In separate statements, the Bar Association and the Law Society asked Teresa Cheng if the Justice Department had changed its policy on seeking outside counsel
  • Opposition lawmakers have warned of a possible motion of no confidence in Cheng but the minister has the support of LegCo’s largest party
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Secretary for Justice, Teresa Cheng rejected calls to further explain the decision to drop a corruption investigation into former Hong Kong chief executive Leung Chun-ying, but this has not placated her critics. Photo: Dickson Lee
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