Zhao Zhihong (left) went on trial today after confessing to the murder for which an innocent man, Huugjilt (inset), was executed in 1996. Photos: SCMP Pictures
Zhao Zhihong (left) went on trial today after confessing to the murder for which an innocent man, Huugjilt (inset), was executed in 1996. Photos: SCMP Pictures

Man finally on trial for 1996 murder that saw innocent 18-year-old executed in China

Prosecutors press murder charges again, 18 years after innocent man executed for crime

Zhao Zhihong (left) went on trial today after confessing to the murder for which an innocent man, Huugjilt (inset), was executed in 1996. Photos: SCMP Pictures
Zhao Zhihong (left) went on trial today after confessing to the murder for which an innocent man, Huugjilt (inset), was executed in 1996. Photos: SCMP Pictures
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