Monday, April 28, 2008

Man sentenced to death in China for raping 21 young girls: report

A man has been sentenced to death in eastern China for raping 21 girls of primary and middle school age, state media reported on Monday.

Yang Chao received the death sentence at a court in the eastern province of Anhui, the Anhui Market News reported, for raping girls as young as eight.

He admitted to raping 21 young girls, starting from November 1996 when he raped a nine-year-old,, a popular news website, said.

Yang intercepted some of the girls when they were walking alone on the road, the newspaper said.

Just 14 cases were heard in court, the newspaper said, as some of the victims refused to testify for different reasons.


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