Hong Kong official makes declarations vow amid reports his barrister son is representing a man accused of attempted rape after attending hotpot dinner

Hong Kong’s civil service chief has said he will comply with rules on declaring interests following media reports his barrister son is representing a man charged with attempted rape after attending a now-notorious hotpot dinner with three senior security officials.Asked to confirm if his son was hired by the accused, a mainland Chinese businessman, Secretary for the Civil Service Patrick Nip Tak-kuen would only say he would continue to make the necessary declarations to the government to avoid…

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