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Hong Kong elections: police ‘to deploy 4,000 officers’ to ensure smooth polls on Sunday, even with only 4,900 voters expected to cast ballot




Hong Kong police are not taking any chances and plan to deploy at least 4,000 officers to ensure smooth and peaceful polls for the powerful Election Committee on Sunday even though only 4,900 voters are expected to cast their ballots, the Post has learned.Mostly trained in riot control, the officers would be positioned at the five polling stations, the ballot-counting centre and high-risk locations, insiders said on Tuesday. Traffic police would also be mobilised to set up roadblocks if needed,…



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