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Man gets life sentence for poisoning dumplings

Updated: 2014-01-21 07:56
By Hou Liqiang in Shijiazhuang ( China Daily)

A Hebei court sentenced a man on Monday to life in prison for injecting pesticide into dumplings, sickening 13 people in China and Japan from 2007 to 2008.

The Shijiazhuang Intermediate People's Court delivered the verdict on Monday morning. More than 50 people, including Japanese diplomats, attended.

Lyu Yueting, a former worker at the Tianyang Food Plant in Hebei province, was convicted of injecting methamidophos, a pesticide, into dumplings in 2007.

Man gets life sentence for poisoning dumplings

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