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Shandong petitioner sentenced to 4 years in prison for taking money from government staff

A petitioner who was sent to psychiatric hospitals has been sentenced to four years in prison for taking money from stability maintenance personnel, The Paper reported. Xu Xueling, a 53 year old petitioner, demanded RMB 37,700 (HK$43,818) from government staff responsible for “stability control” in the town of Quangou by threatening to petition in Beijing, the Shangdong Tai’an Intermediate court decided. It upheld a […]