More than 1,000 deceased persons were not cremated and buried in Shandong provincial two-marriage funeral inspectors were sentenced

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 More than 1,000 deceased persons were not cremated and buried in Shandong provincial two-marriage funeral inspectors were sentenced


Judicial documents published recently by China Judicial Documents Network show that after Gu Shifeng was sentenced to six monthsimprisonment at first instance and suspended for one year, the Zaozhuang Intermediate Court of Justice rejected the appeal and maintained the original sentence at second instance on May 24. A member of Gu Shifengs team was sentenced to eight monthsimprisonment and one years probation in November 2018.

According to the judgment of the Peoples Court of Shanting District of Zaozhuang City, in 1998, the defendant Gu Shifeng signed a contract with Shanting District Community Service Center for urban workers, and then entered the work of the Shanting District Civil Affairs Bureau Marriage and Funeral Management Inspection Brigade. Shanting District Civil Affairs Bureaus Marriage and Funeral Management and Inspection Brigade is the internal organization of Shanting District Civil Affairs Bureau. Its functions include supervision of funeral activities in Shanting District. It is responsible for investigating and punishing the illegal acts of burying uncultivated corpses within its jurisdiction and ordering corrections. From August 2014 to June 2016, Gu Shifeng did not conscientiously perform his supervisory duties on funeral and interment work in Shanting District during his tenure as a staff member of the Inspection Brigade of marriage and funeral management of the Civil Affairs Bureau of Shanting District. As a result, more than 1000 corpses of the deceased were buried directly without cremation in Shanting District, which seriously undermined the funeral and interment management order of the country and caused evil. Poor social impact.

On March 26, 2019, the Shanting District Peoples Court found Gu Shifeng guilty of dereliction of duty and sentenced him to six monthsimprisonment and one years probation. Gu Shifeng appealed on the ground that his crime was minor and he should be sentenced to exemption from criminal punishment. On May 24, 2019, the second instance of Zaozhuang Intermediate Court ruled that the appeal was rejected and the original judgment was maintained. According to another criminal judgment published by China Judicial Documents Network, the defendant Yang Yong (formerly named) worked in Shanting District Civil Affairs Bureau Marriage and Funeral Management Inspection Brigade from 1997 to June 2016. Between August 2014 and June 2016, he did not conscientiously fulfill his supervisory duties on funeral and funeral work in Shanting District, which resulted in the failure of the funeral and funeral hall in Shanting District. More than 1,000 cremation certificates were issued by family members of the deceased who were cremated, which resulted in illegal burial of the deceased, seriously undermined the funeral management system of the country and caused bad social impact. On November 9, 2018, the Peoples Court of Shanting District of Zaozhuang City, on first instance, sentenced it to eight monthsimprisonment and one years probation for negligence of duty. Source: Liu Yuxin_NBJS7825

On March 26, 2019, the Shanting District Peoples Court found Gu Shifeng guilty of dereliction of duty and sentenced him to six monthsimprisonment and one years probation. Gu Shifeng appealed on the ground that his crime was minor and he should be sentenced to exemption from criminal punishment. On May 24, 2019, the second instance of Zaozhuang Intermediate Court ruled that the appeal was rejected and the original judgment was maintained.

According to another criminal judgment published by China Judicial Documents Network, the defendant Yang Yong (formerly named) worked in Shanting District Civil Affairs Bureau Marriage and Funeral Management Inspection Brigade from 1997 to June 2016. Between August 2014 and June 2016, he did not conscientiously fulfill his supervisory duties on funeral and funeral work in Shanting District, which resulted in the failure of the funeral and funeral hall in Shanting District. More than 1,000 cremation certificates were issued by family members of the deceased who were cremated, which resulted in illegal burial of the deceased, seriously undermined the funeral management system of the country and caused bad social impact. On November 9, 2018, the Peoples Court of Shanting District of Zaozhuang City, on first instance, sentenced it to eight monthsimprisonment and one years probation for negligence of duty.