Policeman Apologizes for Beating the Wrong Person

By Southern Metropolis Daily
Published: 2010-07-20

On June 23, the 58-year old Chen Yulian, wife of a Hubei provincial politics and law committee official, was mistaken for "a petitioner" and was badly beaten by plain-clothes policemen when she walked to the gate of the provincial party committee's office buildings. At present, Chen is undergoing hospital treatment. The head of the local public securities bureau apologized to her stating, "It was a mistake; a complete mistake. We were not aware that we had beaten the wife of an important official."

Southern Metropolis Daily

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