Final Examination

Li Yang and the replica pistol he took to the meeting with Graves. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Failing Chinese student's bribery bid backfires in Britain

The son of a Chinese government official who tried to bribe a British university professor with £5000 (HK$59,240) to pass his degree dissertation has been jailed for a year. Bristol Crown Court heard Li Yang also took a loaded replica pistol to the meeting in an effort to bribe the University of Bath professor.