Hong Kong Riots: CGTN speaks to Chief Inspector of HK Police
How does the escalating situation challenge the Hong Kong police both physically and mentally? And what do the officers want to tell the public? Our correspondent Zhu Dan talked to chief inspector Wilkie Ng. He is also the Chairman of the Hong Kong Police Inspectors' Association.
ZHU DAN CGTN REPORTER "There are clear chains of command and supply to the protesters, what do you think behind this?"
WILKIE NG, CHIEF INSPECTOR HONG KONG POLICE "There were huge chain of command and supply from behind. I think this scandal or riot will be finished very quickly. I do believe the supply will be stopped very quickly."
ZHU DAN CGTN REPORTER "The violence protest has lasted for about two months. It must be a huge challenge to both your physically and mental strength?"
WILKIE NG, CHIEF INSPECTOR HONG KONG POLICE "Although it hugely challenged us, as the most competent department in Hong Kong government, with all the officers well-trained, with our aim to protect HK, we will carry on."
ZHU DAN CGTN REPORTER "What's your message for those who support you?"
WILKIE NG, CHIEF INSPECTOR HONG KONG POLICE "Thank you all. The HK police will do whatever we can to restore law and order in Hong Kong."
ZHU DAN CGTN REPORTER "How are your fellow officers feeling right now? How is their belief in their duty and what does that mean for HK?"
WILKIE NG, CHIEF INSPECTOR HONG KONG POLICE "In this difficult situation, all our officers are working hard and uniting together. We will have our full contribution. We will carry on and protect all the people in HK. Because HK is our home, we will do whatever we can to save our home. We are the most professional department, if we cannot do it, who can?"