A man from Shanghai surnamed Gao was jailed for an attempt to acquire a Chinese passport for his daughter to ease her inheritance of his property. The girl took her citizenship from her mother, a foreign national of Chinese origin. Photo: Handout

Shanghai father who faked Hong Kong girl’s birth certificate to get her Chinese citizenship is jailed

  • Court heard that defendant wanted his daughter to inherit his Shanghai properties
  • Identification papers ruse was intended to get around state regulations
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A man from Shanghai surnamed Gao was jailed for an attempt to acquire a Chinese passport for his daughter to ease her inheritance of his property. The girl took her citizenship from her mother, a foreign national of Chinese origin. Photo: Handout
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