Hong Kong’s ombudsman has urged authorities to introduce tougher laws to combat abandoned vehicles. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
Hong Kong’s ombudsman has urged authorities to introduce tougher laws to combat abandoned vehicles. Photo: Yik Yeung-man

Hong Kong’s ombudsman calls for tougher laws to combat abandoned vehicles after report finds only 8 cases prosecuted in last 2 decades

  • Problem persists because authorities focus on removal of vehicles instead of holding owners accountable, according to watchdog
  • Ombudsman Winnie Chiu says issue continued even after Home Affairs Department intervened and removed more than 1,600 abandoned vehicles

Hong Kong’s ombudsman has urged authorities to introduce tougher laws to combat abandoned vehicles. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
Hong Kong’s ombudsman has urged authorities to introduce tougher laws to combat abandoned vehicles. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
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