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Baby seller in China punished by execution

[JURIST] Li Guoju, a Chinese gang leader convicted of selling more than 200 baby girls, has been executed in the city of Puyang, according to a story in China's Beijing Times. A Chinese court sentenced Guoju, along with other gang leaders, to death last July.

Read about related death sentencings for the same crime here from Xinhua. Guoju's gang was captured last March after authorties discovered 28 baby girls being smuggled on a bus. Chinese hospitals had been illegally selling the babies for under $24 US. CBC News has more.

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