Police fail to see the light

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A picture is worth a thousand words - but not always in Hong Kong. Police routinely botch important evidence by leaving on lens caps when taking photographs, an expert witness for the prosecution told a court in a heroin trafficking case, the South China Morning Post newspaper said.

The mistake is so common that police forms include a box labelled "forgot to take lens cap off" for officers to tick, the expert witness said. Reuters - Hong Kong