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Inner Mongolia court OKs retrial in 1996 rape, murder

By Yuan Hui in Hohhot and Zhang Yi in Beijing ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-11-21 07:37:17

The highest court in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region decided on Thursday to retry a controversial rape and murder case 18 years after the defendant was executed.

Li Shengchen, spokesman for the region's Higher People's Court, said a panel has been set up to retry the case based on files and other written materials.

Hugjiltu, 18, a member of the Mongolian ethnic group, was convicted of raping and choking a woman to death in a restroom at a textile factory in Hohhot, the capital of Inner Mongolia, in April 1996.

Inner Mongolia court OKs retrial in 1996 rape, murder

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