Paramilitary police on the streets of Beijing last week. Checks have been stepped up amid tight travel restrictions to curb the outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE

China’s tough measures to curb spread of coronavirus force criminal suspects out of hiding

  • Harsh restrictions and extensive road checks across the country make it too hard for some to get past police
  • Man wanted for murder who had evaded authorities for more than a decade is among those who have turned themselves in
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
Paramilitary police on the streets of Beijing last week. Checks have been stepped up amid tight travel restrictions to curb the outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE
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