Taipei, Taiwan — A Chinese language man convicted of setting his ex-wife on hearth in southwestern Sichuan province was hanged on Saturday in a home violence case that sparked nationwide outrage.
Tang Lu set his ex-wife on hearth in September 2020 whereas she was livestreaming on the quick video platform Douyin. The 30-year-old lady, recognized on-line as Lamu, died a couple of weeks later from her accidents.
The Nagawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture Intermediate Folks’s Court docket stated in a short assertion that it carried out Tang’s execution early Saturday.
Lamu supplied a glimpse of his life briefly movies and livestreams on the Chinese language model of TikTok, run by the identical father or mother firm. In her movies, she featured the Sichuan countryside and blogged about her life. She was ethnically Tibetan and sometimes wore conventional Tibetan garments within the movies.
Lamu’s sister informed Paper, an official media outlet primarily based in Shanghai, that her sister suffered home abuse by the hands of Tang and determined to divorce her consequently.
The case led to widespread condemnation and outrage throughout the nation over the plight of ladies in abusive marriages. A number of days after the information of the assault unfold, the police took the person into custody.
Tang appealed in opposition to his dying sentence however was defeated in January.