The man who hijacked a bus and drove it into pedestrians, killing eight, was sentenced to death in East China"s Fujian province, a local court announced Tuesday evening.
The incident happened at about 3:20 pm in the city of Longyan on Dec 25. The Longyan Intermediate People"s Court sentenced the hijacker, Qiu Rihui, to death on Monday for intentional homicide and endangering public security in a dangerous manner.
Qiu, 49, had been harboring grudges against a community worker, who had visited Qiu"s house on the day of the attack to help his father claim benefits. Qiu killed the community worker with a knife after the pair had a dispute. He then carried out the attack, and 22 others were injured.
The court said Qiu had been extremely cruel in the attack, which greatly endangered people"s lives, therefore he should be strictly punished in accordance with the law.cheap wristbands uksilicone wristband online indiawristbands for eventsrubber band bracelet makercustom slap bracelets no minimum order