CN: Death sentence over selling of state secrets

Li Qian reports:

A Chinese man has been sentenced to death for leaking more than 150,000 classified documents to an unidentified foreign spy agency between 2002 and 2011, China Central Television revealed yesterday.

Huang Yu, 48, was paid a total of US$700,000 for the information, CCTV said. It didn’t say when sentence was passed, or if the execution had been carried out, but said Huang had been apprehended in 2011.

Huang was a computer technician in southwest China’s Sichuan Province who worked for a research institute which helped develop a cipher system for China’s government and military, CCTV reported.

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