12/08/2020

Kirti monk sentenced to 8 yrs’ in prison

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A Tibetan monk from Kirti Monastery in Ngaba (Ch: Aba) County has been sentenced to eight years in prison with four years’ deprivation of political rights. The Ngaba Prefecture Court in Barkham (Chinese: Maerkam) sentenced Lobsang Phuntsok this month.

The exact date of Lobsang’s sentence and the charges are not known at this time.

Lobsang Phuntsok, aged 29, was arrested on 17 October 2011. His whereabouts remained unknown since his arrest.

Lobsang was taken to another place to serve his prison term soon after his trial.