A Chinese man was shot to death for murdering his ex-wife by dousing her with petrol and setting her on fire while broadcasting the crime live.
The victim, known as Lamu, was a personality on the Douyin social network, Chinese version TIC Toc,
Thousands of his fans followed him for his video where he shared his life in the mountains of the province sichuanin Southwest China.
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It was reported that Lamu, who had left her two children orphans, approached the police to report the violence that took place at the time of her marriage to her husband, But they told him that it was a family affair.
The social media personality attracted nearly 800,000 followers for his enthusiastic post about the simple lifestyle of rural life, which he shared on the Douyin platform.
Her videos show her cooking in the mountains, cooking, and singing hilarious songs in traditional Tibetan clothes.
came to collect more from their publication 6.3 million of “I like it”.
When her ex-husband, Tang Lu, was sentenced to death, the court in Aba Prefecture, a remote rural area in southwestern Sichuan province, home to a large number of ethnic Tibetans, concluded that his crime was “extremely brutal”. ” was. He Social Impact It was “extremely bad”.
In June 2020, Lamu divorced Tang, who the court found had a history of violence against him.
About three months later, he set her father’s house on fire by pouring petrol.
90% of Lamu’s body was burnt and died two weeks later,
The case sparked outrage across the country and sparked a renewed debate on violence against women.
Thousands of Lamu’s followers posted messages on his profiles doyinWhile millions of users of Weibo microblogging platform demanded justice using hashtags which were later sensor,
China outlawed domestic violence in 2016, but it is common, especially in rural areas.
Some activists fear the recently introduced mandatory 30-day “cooling off” period for couples seeking divorce will make it harder for women to escape abusive relationships.