• Kyodo News


The Supreme Court has upheld the life sentence given to a 27-year-old Chinese man who killed two people and injured another as a minor in two robbery cases in 2001 and 2002, sources familiar with the case said Saturday.

In a decision dated Thursday, the top court’s No. 1 petty bench dismissed the appeals of both the defendant, whose name is being withheld because he was minor at the time of the crimes, and prosecutors, they said.

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