Justice with Chinese characteristics! I know that this is the police version of events but at first I was sceptical:
- nobody on a motorbike or scooter stops for the police - except me ... but thats another story
- at the only real check-point I have seen in China (in Guangzhou) the cop at end of the line was holding a sub-machine gun
But then I remembered that in the movie "Hot Fuzz" an English policeman threw a can of Coke at a fleeing shoplifter and dropped him in his tracks. So the report must be true.
One can only have sympathy for the deceased motorcyclist but I have no doubt that the policeman will be held in some awe by his fellow officers. Perhaps a hands-free phone will become the weapon-of-choice.
I know that riding a scooter is dangerous, and riding a scooter on the roads of China is indicative of a death-wish, but its almost more exciting than sex. Almost .......