A 12-year-old boy from central China who stabbed his mother to death after a dispute at the family home in December 2018. China is proposing to toughen powers to prosecute children who leave their victims seriously injured. Photo: Miaopai.com A 12-year-old boy from central China who stabbed his mother to death after a dispute at the family home in December 2018. China is proposing to toughen powers to prosecute children who leave their victims seriously injured. Photo: Miaopai.com
A 12-year-old boy from central China who stabbed his mother to death after a dispute at the family home in December 2018. China is proposing to toughen powers to prosecute children who leave their victims seriously injured. Photo: Miaopai.com
Crime

Children in China face tough new penalties for violent criminal offences

  • A revised draft amendment to China’s Criminal Law will be reviewed this week aimed at deterring and reducing rising rates of serious juvenile crime
  • Children as young as eight are committing violent crimes, a criminal law expert says

Topic |   Crime
A 12-year-old boy from central China who stabbed his mother to death after a dispute at the family home in December 2018. China is proposing to toughen powers to prosecute children who leave their victims seriously injured. Photo: Miaopai.com A 12-year-old boy from central China who stabbed his mother to death after a dispute at the family home in December 2018. China is proposing to toughen powers to prosecute children who leave their victims seriously injured. Photo: Miaopai.com
A 12-year-old boy from central China who stabbed his mother to death after a dispute at the family home in December 2018. China is proposing to toughen powers to prosecute children who leave their victims seriously injured. Photo: Miaopai.com
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