Pan Yuanju stands with her husband Guo Shuming. The 68-year-old spent a week in hospital after foiling the attempted theft of an ancient relic in southwestern China’s Sichuan province. Photo: Handout

Plucky pensioner, 68, foils thieves’ attempt to steal head from ancient Buddha statue

Two members of crime gang end up in prison after cool-headed sexagenarian refuses to be paid off or shaken off

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Pan Yuanju stands with her husband Guo Shuming. The 68-year-old spent a week in hospital after foiling the attempted theft of an ancient relic in southwestern China’s Sichuan province. Photo: Handout
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