Fresh evidence of pervasive mistrust of the government is the last thing Communist Party leaders want to see as they try to paper over scandals for fear they will interfere with a looming power transition.Thursday, 23 August, 2012, 7:29am
Police in Chongqing have been hard pressed to clarify mounting rumours surrounding their gunning down of suspected multiple killer and serial robber Zhou Kehua .
Controversy about the case of Zhou, who was suspected of at least 10 murders during his eight years on the run, continues a week after Chongqing police shot him dead.22 Aug 2012 - 4:39am
The fugitive who triggered one of the largest police manhunts in years would regularly exchange text messages and phone calls with his 20-year-old girlfriend about robberies he planned to stage.
The detail was one of many to emerge yesterday about Zhou Kehua , who was suspected of killing at least 10 people in a robbery and shooting spree since 2004.16 Aug 2012 - 4:23am
A massive manhunt for one of the nation's most wanted men ended yesterday when police shot him dead in Chongqing .
After eight years on the run, Zhou Kehua , 42, was killed in a mountainous district on the outskirts of the southwestern municipality, where he was believed to have been hiding after two separate killings on Friday that police linked to him.15 Aug 2012 - 4:44am
Police have enlisted the help of the army in the hunt for one of the country's most wanted criminals, who is believed to have killed 11 people in eight years, including two last week.
Police have identified the suspect as Zhou Kehua , 42, from Chongqing .13 Aug 2012 - 12:12pm