$74,000 for five years in pri­son

China Daily (Canada) - - FRONT PAGE -

Aman­whowas ac­quit­ted af­ter spend­ing five years in pri­son in cen­tralHu­nan prov­ince will re­ceive com­pen­sa­tion from the State. The In­ter­me­di­ate Peo­ple’s Court of Loudi ruled on Tues­day that Ouyang Jia, 24, should be paid at least 460,000 yuan ($73,600) for his wrong­ful 1,827-day incarceration. Lo­cal po­lice de­tained Ouyang in July 2009, al­leg­ing that he was part of a gang that had robbed twowom­e­nat knife­point.

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