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"Murdered" Chinese Man Reappears After 10 Years

samzenpus posted more than 4 years ago | from the neat-trick dept.

Crime 2

semmelbroesel writes "I hope none of you ever have to take a trip to this province in China where a confession (even when forced by violence) seems to weigh more than hard evidence. The alleged murderer Zhao Zuohai spent 10 years out of a 29-year sentence in prison before his alleged victim showed up looking for welfare support. From the article: 'The imprisoned Zhao's brother told the local Dahe Newspaper that police had forced him to drink chili water and set off fireworks over his head to force the confession. The imprisoned Zhao narrowly escaped being executed for the crime. His sentence was commuted from a death penalty with two years' reprieve."

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What's so bad about that? (1)

Locke2005 (849178) | more than 4 years ago | (#32210876)

What's wrong with drinking chilly water and watching a fireworks display? What... you mean "chili" water? Uh... never mind!

Let me be the first (1)

Capt.DrumkenBum (1173011) | more than 4 years ago | (#32213052)

to say, "Better late than never."
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