Mine boss jailed for reporter death

Court jails Chinese mine owner over high profile beating death of journalist.

    Lan was investigtaing one of China's many unlicensed mines when he was attacked [GALLO/GETTY]

    Lan was apparently looking to interview the mine owner when he was attacked, the official Xinhua news agency said.


    The five attackers were all given sentences of between five and 15 years, Xinhua reported.


    Another man, Zheng Gui, was sentenced to a year in jail for harbouring the suspects, it said.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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