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Hong Kong court bars police officer charged with fraud from leaving city, contacting witnesses

A senior Hong Kong police officer has been barred from leaving the city as part of his bail conditions after being charged with fraudulently obtaining HK$6 million (US$772,000) in housing and mortgage loans for a luxury property.Superintendent Lung Siu-chuen, 55, was also prohibited from contacting any of the 18 prosecution witnesses expected to give evidence against him on two counts of fraud alleging he obtained the loans by claiming the flat he bought was meant for his family, when he…A senior Hong Kong police officer has been barred from leaving the city as part of his bail conditions after being charged with fraudulently obtaining HK$6 million (US$772,000) in housing and mortgage loans for a luxury property.Superintendent Lung Siu-chuen, 55, was also prohibited from contacting any of the 18 prosecution witnesses expected to give evidence against him on two counts of fraud alleging he obtained the loans by claiming the flat he bought was meant for his family, when he…Read MoreSouth China Morning Post