12 Get Death Penalty for Terrorism
   2014-06-06 11:05:20    CRIENGLISH.com      Web Editor: Shi
 

BEIJING MORNING POST

12 Get Death Penalty for Terrorism

A local court in Xinjiang sentenced 12 people to death for terrorist attacks.

Among them nine were given death penalty, three others received the death penalty with a two-year reprieve.

The regional higher people's court said the crimes were the focus of a special operation against terrorism.

BEIJING YOUTH DAILY

Websites Investigated for Spreading Violence

Authorities are investigating popular websites for spreading violent and pornographic content.

The publications authority said If the investigation verifies the malpractice of the websites, the operators will face civil and criminal penalties.

GLOBAL TIMES

Subway Panic Not An Attack

Rumors caused a panicked rush at a large transfer station but police have found no evidence of terrorism.

Police found out that a conflict took place between some passengers, which eventually triggered panic among the crowd.

Two people sustained minor scratches as they ran.

XINHUA

Gov't Apologizes for Shutting Out Reporters

The State Administration of Cultural Heritage has apologized for shutting out environmental law enforcers and reporters investigating the administration's cafeteria ventilation.

The task-force was denied entry into the administration, and gov't staff even hurled insults at the reporters.

The administration admitted that the incident has revealed improper work styles and poor law awareness.

THE BEIJIJNG NEWS

Gov't Official Committed Suicide

Local authorities announced a senior official in Weifang, Shandong Province hung himself near his home.

Family members said that he had suffered from depression for years.

Evidence at the scene suggests suicide while the exact cause is being investigated.

SHANGHAI DIALY

Bid to Poison Grandmother Resulted in Death of A Boy

A student in Beijing has been arrested over an attempt to poison his step-grandmother and the death of a 5-year-old boy .

He told prosecutors that his step-grandmother tried to remove his disabled parents out of the house so he decided to poison her.

But a five year old boy drank the poison by accident and died despite emergency treatment.

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