Chinese woman detained after choking volunteer over waste sorting in Shanghai

//Chinese woman detained after choking volunteer over waste sorting in Shanghai

Chinese woman detained after choking volunteer over waste sorting in Shanghai

A woman has been detained for three days in Shanghai after admitting to police she had choked an elderly neighbour, causing her to faint, in an argument over household waste on Thursday.It came after the city last week mobilised tens of thousands of volunteers – most of them pensioners – to help with its new rubbish and recycling system by advising neighbours on how to dispose of their waste the right way.Under the new system introduced on July 1, individuals risk penalties of between 50 and…

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