An American instructor who taught English at a college in China was sentenced to dying on Thursday for the “revenge killing” of his 21-year-old girlfriend.
Shadeed Abdulmateen, 52, lied to his girlfriend about being divorced, in accordance with DailyMail.com.
A Chinese language court docket discovered Abdulmateen responsible of “premeditated revenge killing” and intentional murder.
The sufferer, identified solely as Chen, was a youngster when she met Abdulmateen, a professor from California who taught English at Ningbo College of Expertise.
Chen tried a number of occasions to interrupt off their relationship in Might 2021, however she agreed to satisfy with him at a bus cease in Ningbo round 8 p.m. on June 14, 2021.
About two hours later, Chen’s mutilated physique was discovered close to the bus cease. She had been stabbed within the neck and face with a folding knife and was pronounced lifeless.
Locals expressed anger and outrage when the police have been gradual to cost Abdulmateen as a result of he was a foreigner.
Hu Xijin, a former newspaper editor in China, mentioned foreigners should not use their US citizenship like a “protecting umbrella for them to flee punishment,” the South China Morning Publish reported.
Not like the US, China carries out 1000’s of executions per 12 months.