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presstv-china’s ‘master’ tomb raider gets suspended death penalty

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presstv-china’s ‘master’ tomb raider gets suspended death penalty

a chinese court has handed a death sentence to a "master" tomb raider from northern china who made a 30-year career out of robbing historical burial sites.a native of the inner mongolia autonomous region, 55-year-old yao yuzhong was found guilty of "digging ancient cultural sites and ancient graves" and "reselling cultural relics," his lawyer, bi baosheng, told afp.he was given a suspended death penalty with a two-year period in which to appeal the sentence or have it decreased through good behavior.the paper, a chinese news website, noted that yao was considered the "kingpin" of a gang of 225 grave-robbing suspects rounded up by authorities in 2015.though yao had only an elementary school education, he was an avid reader and picked ...