Hong Kong, Singapore, Jakarta (Nov 21). An off-duty police officer was slashed in the face in Hong Kong as he tried to arrest a suspect on Thursday (Nov 21) morning. The suspect marked a 10cm cross on the sergeant’s face with the razor at around 6.15am in Sheung Shui.
The officer was trying to detain 72-year-old man accused of damaging a banner of a district council election candidate in Sheung Shui. The banner belonged to district councillor Liu Hing-hung, who is running as an incumbent in the Fung Tsui constituency.