Chinese gang leader jailed for illegal rare earths mining

By Laura Syrett
Published: Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Gang member sentenced to death for murdering local villager at mine site

The head of a criminal gang was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve for illegally mining rare earths near the city of Shaoguan in the northern part of Guangdong province in southern Chinaon Monday, China Daily has reported.

Pan Guangjuan, the convicted gang leader, was also deprived of...

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