2 arrested in China after baby crushed by car
The baby was a couple's third; an official ran over the child after demanding the couple pay fees for having more than one child
BEIJING — Chinese police have arrested a driver and a local government official after a baby was fatally run over as officials demanded his parents pay a fine for having too many children.
The baby was the couple's third. China limits most urban couples to one child.
The local communist party propaganda department said in a statement Thursday that police had arrested the pair on suspicion of causing death by negligence. It said a party of 12 officials was arguing with the parents Monday in Rui'an city in eastern Zhejiang province.
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