fredag 11. november 2016

China sentences former police chief to death for sinful, cruel murder

China on Friday sentenced to death the former police chief of the northern region of Inner Mongolia after convicting him for murder, bribery, and possession of fire arms and explosives, state media reported. A court in Taiyuan City in the northern province of Shanxi ruled that Zhao Liping, 65, was guilty of killing a person surnamed Li in March last year, according to the official Xinhua News Agency. He also took over two million yuan ($290,000) in bribes and illegally stored 91 detonators in his office while working as the police chief of Inner Mongolia from 2008 to 2010, Xinhua said. Zhao first became police chief of the region in 2005 and had worked as a police officer for almost three decades. Read more