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Police Year End. Live | Crimes rose by 1.9% last year, the first brother Xiao Zeyi did not comment on "Hongmen Banquet"


The Hong Kong Police Force held a year-end press conference today (27th). Police Commissioner Xiao Zeyi said that in 2021, the overall crime situation will total 64,428, a slight increase of 1.9% over 2020, an increase of 1,196 cases, and the detection rate.

The Hong Kong Police Force held a year-end press conference today (27th). Police Commissioner Xiao Zeyi said that in 2021, the overall crime situation will total 64,428, a slight increase of 1.9% compared with 2020, an increase of 1,196 cases, and the detection rate has rebounded to 38.5%.

Mainly due to an increase of more than 3,600 fraud cases.

The "Hong Kong National Security Law" has been implemented for more than a year. It is expected that the police will account for the work of the National Security Office. It coincides with the chief executive election in March and the 25th anniversary of the handover in July. The police will also be deployed.

Today is also the first time Xiao Yizei has seen the media since he was involved in the "Hongmen Banquet" turmoil. He pointed out that since the government is still investigating the incident, it is inconvenient for him to comment.

Fraud cases rise by more than 3,000 child abuse cases

The Police Force held an annual review press conference today.

Commissioner of Police Siu Chak Yee will review the law and order situation and police work in Hong Kong in 2021. Deputy Commissioner (Operations) Yuan Xujian, Deputy Commissioner (Management) Guo Yinshu and Deputy Commissioner (National Security) Liu Cihui will also attend.

Xiao Zeyi said that the overall number of crimes in Hong Kong in 2021 will be 64 428, of which violent crimes will increase by 196 compared with 2020, to 9,587 or +2.1%; the overall detection rate in 2021 will be 38.5%, a slight increase of 0.7 compared to 2020. percentage point.

He said overall crime increased by 1,196, mainly due to an increase of more than 3,000 cases of fraud; other crimes that recorded increases included homicide, rape, indecent assault, extortion, child abuse and police-initiated crimes, including serious drug offences.

The falling crimes mainly include robbery, burglary, arson, wounding and aggravated assault, criminal damage, theft, etc.

Among them, the number of cases of wounding and serious assault, looting, pickpocketing and "misconduct or fighting in a public place" was the lowest in the past ten years.

Police Commissioner Xiao Zeyi was asked when he attended the "Hongmen Banquet" on January 3, that it was inconvenient to respond because the government was investigating.

(Photo by Lu Yiming)

Over 30% of rape and indecent assault victims are under 16 years old

He said rape cases rose 23 per cent to 79, of which only one involving a stranger had been detected.

Indecent assault cases also rose by 49% to 1,018.

Rape and indecent assault cases maintained a high detection rate of 98.7% and 79.3%, but 39% (31 cases) and 30% (308 cases) of cases involved victims under the age of 16 respectively.

There were 40 cases of rape and indecent assault after the victim met the suspect on the online platform, an increase of 29% from 2020.

He emphasized that the police will continue to pay attention to the trend of sexual crimes and conduct targeted publicity and education with various stakeholders, focusing on raising the awareness of minors to protect themselves and prevent online sexual crimes.

Police Commissioner Siu Chak-yee announced last year that the number of crimes rose by 1.9%.

(Photo by Kong Fanxu)

As for the enforcement of the "Hong Kong National Security Law", he said that as of January 25 this year, the police had arrested a total of 162 people, of which more than 100 had been prosecuted.

The police launched an anti-drug video to remind young people to stay away from drugs. The first episode talks about K-boy scourges the police force in 2021/22. 5,706 vacancies were recorded, an increase of 8% year-on-year. Last year, 542 people were recruited. Kan Kai-en, a senior police officer who can shoot tear gas, is sitting on the throne to replace Cai Zhanpeng as director of the National Security Department

Source: hk1

All news articles on 2022-01-27

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