(Netease) In the evening on October 16, 2010, due to drunk driving and speeding, a black Volkswagen Magotan hit 2 female student pedestrians wearing roller shoes in front of a supermarket at Hebei University. The incident caused one death and one injured. After the incident, like nothing had happened, the driver continued to drive his girlfriend to school. He was then later stopped by number of students and school security guards on his way back. Surprisingly, the young man showed little remorse and fear, he shouted, “Go ahead, sue me if you dare, my dad is Li Gang”. The report of this incident immediately caused uproar in China’s online community.
These couple of days, the incident has caused widespread concerns of the netizens. Internet users expressed their anger towards the perpetrator on web. Posts condemning the perpetrator are seen everywhere. It is verified that the perpetrator’s father is the Public Security Bureau deputy director. On October 19, 2010, a new Internet catchphrase was born “My dad is Li Gang.” And the incident is also known as the “Li Gang gate”.
Netizens searched for him…
Results of the human flesh search (from yzdsb )
Perpetrator: Li Yifan (李一帆), name used in the past: Li Qiming (李启铭), currently attending Hebei Institute of Media class of 2008, majoring in radio host. (The human flesh search report also listed all the schools he had attended since 1988) Home phone number: 13730287 ***
Netizens also confirmed that Li Gang is Bei District, Baoding City Public Security Bureau deputy director of criminal investigation.
Many netizens flooded his QQ space, where you can find the angriest comments towards him and the unjust and irrational situation.
People also posted his childhood photos:
Authority is now scrambling with the investigation; according to GZdaily now there are almost no witness stepping forward for the investigation, where are they?; Questions are also raised about why emphasizing victims wearing roller shoes, as if they are trying to blame part of the fault for these shoes? And netizen (on KDS) also pointed out on one of the released photos where you can see the victim’s shoe was just a normal shoe…Let’s see how this incident unfolds.