Chinese prosecutors deny request to formally arrest trio, including lawyers, on ‘picking quarrels’ charge

Published Oct 01 2021 at 12:01 PM GMT
  • Two defence lawyers and their client’s son have escaped the broadly defined charge of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” in China’s northeastern Liaoning province after local prosecutors denied a request on Thursday to formally arrest them.
  • The prosecutor’s office of Panshan county of Panjin city refused to allow local police to formally arrest Teng Ruohan and lawyers Nie Min and Zhou Xiaoyun after finding the trio’s alleged spreading of misinformation online was not sufficiently serious,….



  • Published Oct 1, 2021 12:01 PM GMT