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China clears man of murder after 27 years behind bars

Chinese court has overturned the murder conviction of a man who spent 27 years behind bars for the crime, in a high-profile case that has thrown a spotlight on police...

Zhang Yuhuan, 52, was jailed for the murder of two young boys in 1993 but always maintained he was tortured by police and forced to confess.

  • BEIJING- Agence Frace-Presse
  • Hurriyet

After serving nearly three decades in prison, a court in east China exonerated Zhang on Tuesday, citing insufficient evidence to support his conviction.

“After we reviewed the materials we found there is no direct evidence that can prove Zhang’s conviction,” the…

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