August 24, Qingdao, Shandong Province. Because of the fare problem, the driver killed his mother and son with stones. In the first instance, the court decided that Qingdao Taxi Company compensated 1.95 million yuan. The company refused to appeal. Finally, the Qingdao Intermediate Court rejected the appeal and upheld the original judgment.
On March 11, 2017, at 1626 hours, Shao Mou and his son under 5 years old took a taxi driven by Wang Zhiyuan from a supermarket in Chengyang District of Qingdao to a residential district. On the way, Wang Zhiyuan and Shao Mou had a dispute over the payment of the fare, which resulted in a quarrel. Wang Zhiyuan proposed not to continue to transport mother and son, send them back to the boarding place and let them off. Shao refused to get off and asked Wang Zhiyuan to send it to his destination. Wang Zhiyuan was so angry that he drove to him.
At 16:36 on the same day, Shao released a rescue video in the circle of friends and alerted the police at 16:43. At 1645 hours, Wang Zhiyuan took Shaos mother and son to the north slope of a community in Chengyang District, pulled Shao off the car, hit him several times with stones on his face, and hit Shaos sons head and face with stones, resulting in the instant death of the two men.
The families of the latter two victims brought a lawsuit against Qingdao Taxi Company in court. The court of first instance ruled that Qingdao Taxi Company compensated the victimsfamilies for more than 195,000 yuan. Qingdao Taxi Company refused to appeal.
On August 24, the Qingdao Intermediate Court made two final judgments in May 2019, rejecting the appeal and upholding the original judgment.
Taxi drivers are sentenced to death for killing their mother and son: disputes over fares
For our family, the result is good, but we dare not let the old mother know. On June 30, the relatives of the taxi victims in Qingdao, Shandong Province, told upstream journalists that on June 21, taxi driver Wang Zhiyuan was convicted of intentional homicide by the court at first instance, sentenced to death and deprived of political rights for life. We still need to get a statement from the taxi company, and they must compensate and apologize.