Ling Jihua, who was represented by Xu Lanting, is seen on CCTV receiving his sentence. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Ling Jihua, who was represented by Xu Lanting, is seen on CCTV receiving his sentence. Photo: SCMP Pictures

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Ling Jihua, who was represented by Xu Lanting, is seen on CCTV receiving his sentence. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Ling Jihua, who was represented by Xu Lanting, is seen on CCTV receiving his sentence. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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