CHINA: GANG LEADER SENTENCED TO DEATH IN QINGHAI
November 3, 2020:
A court in Qinghai province sentenced a leader of a mafia-style gang to death on 30 October 2020 for more than 10 crimes, including intentional homicide, and handed 38 other gang members prison terms ranging from two years to life. (Sources: China Daily, 03/11/2020)
The Hainan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture Intermediate People's Court sentenced gang leader Ma Cheng to death for killing and burying a man alongside a national road on Riyue Mountain, Qinghai, 18 years ago, as well as other crimes.
Another gang leader, Zhang Chenghu, was sentenced to life imprisonment.