Hunting partner shot dead
A woman in Yubei district has filed a lawsuit against a food company, claiming its brand of spicy gluten caused a family conflict. The woman, surnamed Liu, said the gluten’s packaging looked like that for a condom, which angered her husband and caused him to demand a divorce. She said she contacted the company but a customer service representative allegedly ignored her complaint. The company has apologized to Liu and offered her some free spicy gluten, but she has refused to drop the case. Wuhan that bequeathed her house to her second son has been declared invalid by a judge. The 84-year-old woman, surnamed Zhou, made the will last year but did not write it herself or sign it because she was illiterate. Four of her five children rejected the will and the matter ended up in court. A judge has now ruled that the will was invalid and ordered the house to be divided equally among the five children. Three men in Xing’an county have appeared in court after their hunting partner was shot and killed while tracking wild boars. Tang Defa, Han Dayong and Fu Youneng went on a hunting trip with the fourth man, surnamed Chen, on Feb 27. Chen went into the undergrowth to flush out their prey, when Tang allegedly mistook him for a boar and shot him. At first, Tang, Han and Fu told police that Chen had shot himself after his gun discharged accidentally. However, Han and Fu later changed their stories, leading to Tang’s detention. For harboring a criminal and illegal possession of a firearm, Han was sentenced to 28 months imprisonment with three years’ probation, while Fu was jailed for 7 months for harboring a criminal and Tang is still awaiting trial.