The police watchdog is investigating the force’s handling of the Hong Kong protests, but has been widely accused of lacking sufficient powers to do the task properly. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests: ‘unfair’ to burden Independent Police Complaints Council with unrest probe without powers, its former chief says

  • Jat Sew-tong breaks silence to say police watchdog he used to chair lacks powers to properly investigate the anti-government unrest
  • Judge-led inquiry would have been the best option, says Jat as he accuses government of missing opportunities
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The police watchdog is investigating the force’s handling of the Hong Kong protests, but has been widely accused of lacking sufficient powers to do the task properly. Photo: Sam Tsang
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