The police force has been badly stretched by more than six months of protests. Photo: K.Y. ChengThe police force has been badly stretched by more than six months of protests. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
The police force has been badly stretched by more than six months of protests. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Almost HK$1 billion spent on police overtime pay since Hong Kong protests broke out in June

  • Amount revealed as lawmakers met to scrutinise the government’s funding request for a pay rise for civil servants
  • Opposition lawmakers had asked government to remove police force from funding request

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
The police force has been badly stretched by more than six months of protests. Photo: K.Y. ChengThe police force has been badly stretched by more than six months of protests. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
The police force has been badly stretched by more than six months of protests. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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