A police officer from Shenzhen has been detained after a video showed a man dragging a woman from a flat and punching her to the ground. Photo: Weixin

Chinese policeman detained for five days after video of assault on girlfriend goes viral

  • Officer from Shenzhen faces investigation after woman is dragged from flat and punched to the ground
  • Victim said she was repeatedly assaulted by boyfriend, who threatened to kill her, but complaints to authorities solved nothing
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A police officer from Shenzhen has been detained after a video showed a man dragging a woman from a flat and punching her to the ground. Photo: Weixin
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Phoebe Zhang

Phoebe Zhang

Phoebe Zhang is a society reporter with the South China Morning Post. She likes to write human-interest stories and has written many about people living on the fringes of society. She believes there's no story or person that's too small.