New People's Party chairwoman and executive councillor Regina Ip said on Thursday that the police have offered to assist her over alleged threats she says Link Reit made to try to "silence her".
Ip on Wednesday claimed the investment trust sent a message through the founder of the Lion Rock Institute, Simon Lee, that trouble would come for Ip's district councillors if she doesn't stop criticising the Reit. But the Reit and Lee have both denied this.
In a radio chat show on Thursday morning, a member of Ip's party, Derek Yuen, said when Lee spoke to him, no threatening words were used.
But Ip said when she spoke to Yuen on November 20, the perception on her part was that she was being threatened. "That was my honest feeling and I was brooding over it for a few weeks," Ip said.
"The police offered to assist me and I have accepted their offer," she said.