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Jul 06, 2022 04:49 AM
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Uproar Over a Baby Taken During the One-Child Policy Days

Several officials in South China’s Quanzhou county were suspended Tuesday amid an uproar over a 32-year-old case of alleged official abduction of a baby.
Several officials in South China’s Quanzhou county were suspended Tuesday amid an uproar over a 32-year-old case of alleged official abduction of a baby.

Several officials in South China’s Quanzhou county, including the county health bureau chief and deputy chief, were suspended Tuesday amid an uproar over a 32-year-old case of alleged official abduction of a baby during the one-child policy era.

A letter apparently from the bureau rejecting the parents’ request to probe the 1990 incident surfaced and stirred online outrage that led to the official inquiry.

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