A court in the Guangxi region has sentenced a man to seven years’ jail for “destroying public telecommunications facilities”. Photo: Shutterstock
A court in the Guangxi region has sentenced a man to seven years’ jail for “destroying public telecommunications facilities”. Photo: Shutterstock

Chinese man jailed for 7 years after setting fire to internet cables over slow connection

  • He was at an internet cafe in the southern Guangxi region when he became enraged about the speed, according to a local court
  • It said he burned down a telecommunications box at a traffic intersection, causing thousands to lose access for up to 50 hours

Topic |   China society
A court in the Guangxi region has sentenced a man to seven years’ jail for “destroying public telecommunications facilities”. Photo: Shutterstock
A court in the Guangxi region has sentenced a man to seven years’ jail for “destroying public telecommunications facilities”. Photo: Shutterstock
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