30 Jan '11, 6am

The infamous "I am Li Gang's son" case China: China policeman's son gets 6 years for hit-and-run:

BEIJING (AFP) - – A Chinese court sentenced a man who attempted to exploit his father's senior police rank to flee a fatal road accident to six years in jail on Sunday, state media reported. Li Qiming, 23, pleaded guilty to drunk driving and manslaughter by motor vehicle, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing a statement from the People's Court in Wangdu County in northeast China. An official at the court confirmed a verdict was delivered on Sunday when contacted by AFP, but said he could not provide details. The case of Li Qiming went viral on the Internet in China after he was accused of fatally striking a young woman pedestrian while driving drunk in the northern city of Baoding in October. He was 22 at the time. After the accident, he reportedly dared bystanders to take action against him, shouting "My father is Li Gang!", referring to the deputy director of...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/afp/20110130/tap-china-crime-acc...

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