Chinese police again probe acquitted death row prisoner: lawyer

November 25, 2014 11:59 AM

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BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese police are investigating a former death row prisoner and curbing his movements, three months after he was acquitted of the charge of poisoning two children, his lawyer said on Tuesday.

The latest move by the police raises concerns about China's commitment to the rule of law, after the rare acquittal prompted renewed calls for the abolition of the death penalty.

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