Ex-husband of Douyin influencer Lamu executed for setting her on fire during livestream
Tang and Lamu got married in 2009. During their marriage, they quarreled many times and Tang had beaten Lamu several times. After they divorced in June, 2020, Tang repeatedly sought to restore the marriage, but was rejected by Lamu, according to a previous statement of the court.
China women: Killer of popular vlogger Lamu
According to the Intermediate People’s Court of the Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, the criminal of intentional homicide, named Tang Lu, has been executed according to the order of the Supreme People’s Court. Prior to the execution, Tang was arranged to meet his family in order to protect his legitimate rights.
Who is Lamu
The woman, known as Lamu, was a well-known social media personality on Douyin, China’s version of TikTok.
A Chinese man was executed by a court in Southwest China’s Sichuan Province on Saturday for setting his ex-wife, who was also a Chinese Douyin influencer, on fire during livestream and caused the latter’s death.When her husband Tang Lu was sentenced to death, the court in Aba prefecture, a remote rural area in the south-west of Sichuan province where a large number of ethnic Tibetans live, found that his crime had been “extremely cruel” and the social impact had been “extremely bad”.In June 2020, Lamu divorced Tang who, the court said, had had a history of violence against her.
A Chinese man was executed by a court in Southwest China’s Sichuan Province on Saturday for setting his ex-wife, who was also a Chinese Douyin influencer, on fire during livestream and caused the latter’s death.
The case put the spotlight on violence against women in China. One survey suggests a quarter of all Chinese women have suffered from domestic abuse.