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4.27.2009

About the Xishui child rape scandal/2


The latest issue of Xin Shiji Zhoukan features an interview with one of the victims of the Xishui child rape scandal.

In the meantime, prosecutors have dropped the charges (visiting prostitutes under 14 years of age (360 (2)) against the seven defendants and are conducting further investigation in light of the new evidence emerged during trial. (Guangzhou Ribao, Neteasy, Zhongguo Qingnianbao).

It is not clear whether such a move by the procuracy means that the seven defendants will be finally charged with the crime of rape, as advocated by many.