Liu Zhonglin is believed to have served the longest period of wrongful detention in China. Photo: Weibo

Chinese man gets US$670,000 payout after he was wrongfully jailed for 25 years

  • Compensation package includes record US$277,000 for ‘mental harm’ caused
  • Liu Zhonglin, now 50, was exonerated in April over the murder of an 18-year-old woman. He had maintained his innocence throughout his imprisonment
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Liu Zhonglin is believed to have served the longest period of wrongful detention in China. Photo: Weibo
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