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Chinese kidnappers who held boy for nine months are jailed

  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 13:10
Two men and a women in southern China have been jailed for their part in abducting a five-year-old boy whom they kept captive for nine months, local media reported. The kidnapping was masterminded by a man surnamed Ou, who had a grievance against the mother of Chen Jiafu. He persuaded his accomplices, a married couple, to abduct him one morning in May last year, Guangzhou Daily reported, citing the court hearing on Friday. The man had been angry because his wife had left him and he blamed the... South China Morning Post - China feed

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