Ge Limei was convicted of blackmailing the government for compensation over the death of her husband in prison. Photo: The Beijing News Ge Limei was convicted of blackmailing the government for compensation over the death of her husband in prison. Photo: The Beijing News
Ge Limei was convicted of blackmailing the government for compensation over the death of her husband in prison. Photo: The Beijing News

Wife seeking redress over death of husband in custody is jailed for ‘blackmailing government’

Lawyers say charge is ludicrous, as only people can be blackmailed, not the government

Ge Limei was convicted of blackmailing the government for compensation over the death of her husband in prison. Photo: The Beijing News Ge Limei was convicted of blackmailing the government for compensation over the death of her husband in prison. Photo: The Beijing News
Ge Limei was convicted of blackmailing the government for compensation over the death of her husband in prison. Photo: The Beijing News
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