A police officer in Baoding, Hebei province, says his boss told him and an auxiliary officer to take official responsibility for a suicide of a suspect in detention last year. Photo: Getty Images

Communist Party to reopen death in custody case after police officer claims he was scapegoat

  • Officer on trial for dereliction of duty tells court that his boss told him to take the fall over the suicide of a detainee
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A police officer in Baoding, Hebei province, says his boss told him and an auxiliary officer to take official responsibility for a suicide of a suspect in detention last year. Photo: Getty Images
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Zhuang Pinghui

Zhuang Pinghui

Based in Beijing, Zhuang Pinghui joined the Post in 2004 to report on China. She covers a range of issues including policy, healthcare, culture and society.