Gang on Trial for Attempting to Sell 8kg of Uranium – Liang Qiwen

From China Daily:

Four men from Central China’s Hunan Province have gone on trial at the Tianhe District Court here charged with trying to sell uranium, a radioactive element used in the production of nuclear weapons. The court heard that between April 2005 and January of this year, Zhang Sangang, Yang Guoliang, Li Zi’an, and Li Huibin, attempted to sell 8 kg of types U-235 and U-238 uranium.

However, despite having the four men in custody, police were unable to locate the 8 kg of uranium. The men claimed it had been lost because it had been moved around so much between potential buyers. [Full Text]

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