the court said that it was not able to exempt him from punishment as the disorder d
id not have an obvious influence on his ability to distinguish between right and wrong.
“He had an extremely despicable motive, used an extremely cruel manner to carry out the cri
me, and caused a severe consequence and extremely negative social impact,” the court said.
The court pointed out that Huang had planned to carry out the crime for a long time, visiting
several kindergartens and primary schools in Shanghai and Guangzhou, South China’s Guangdong pro
vince, before deciding where to carry out the attack.Police examine the site of a knife attack that occurred in downtown Sh
anghai leaving two boys dead and another boy and a parent wounded on June