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Unfair to accuse hygiene officers of bullying elderly cardboard collectors, says ex-hawker control leader

A former public hygiene officer says it is unfair to put the blame on frontline law enforcement agents for the arrest of a 75-year-old woman who sold a piece of cardboard for HK$1. The woman, surnamed Chu, was charged with unlicensed hawking and obstructing public space, and is facing a HK$5,000 fine and jail time. The incident […]