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China: Model Sentenced for Posing in a Police Uniform

Categories: East Asia, China, Law

A model who posted a risque photo of herself in a police uniform was sentenced to 9 months in jail and one-year probation upon court review. Beijing Cream believes that [1] the punishment is more about her mentioning “government leaders” in her micro-blog attached to the picture:

I am under great pressure working as a police officer in my hometown. I have to attend dinner parties with government leaders all day long. ‘Police Beauty’ is simply a nickname.