Four plead guilty in rape case involving Chinese general's son: Xinhua
BEIJING (AFP) - Four of the accused at the gang-rape trial involving the son of a Chinese general have pleaded guilty, state media reported on Friday, in a case that sparked widespread public outrage.
The father of Li Tianyi, 17, holds a rank equivalent to a general as dean of the music department for the Chinese army's Academy of Arts while his mother is a prominent singer.
The case is the latest allegation against the privileged children of officials to provoke anger.
Four of the five accused pleaded guilty at the Haidian district court, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday after the two-day trial ended on Thursday.