Motorcycle Riding Expat To Be Deported After Accident
Yesterday, Beijing police announced that a motorcycle riding expat who had run into a woman will be deported for using false information on his work authorization documents.
The expat, who has not been named, caught national attention earlier this month after getting into an accident on his motorcycle in Beijing. The accident involved an elderly woman. When the women, named Li, grabbed hold of the motorcycle and refused to get up an argument ensued where the man verbally abused the women in English and Chinese. Eventually, the man agreed to pay a small sum to the woman and the incident was resolved.
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Initial reports of the accident speculated that the woman had purposefully thrown herself in front of the scooter in order to blackmail the man. Police however, later revealed that the man was indeed at fault and had been driving an unregistered motorcycle without a license which resulted in the man being fined 1,500 Yuan and sentenced to seven days of administrative detention.
Further investigations into the man’s background revealed that the man had been working illegally in China. According to sources, the man had been working in a local restaurant as a cook but had falsely stated on his work and residence documents that he was working for another employer. Police say the he will be fined an additional 5,000 Yuan and serve another five days in administrative detention. He will be deported as soon as his sentence is fulfilled.
Sources say that the man had been working illegally in Beijing for over three months earning an estimated 10,000 Yuan per month. The man was living in Beijing with his father who was also found to be working illegally at the same restaurant. The father was fined 10,000 Yuan and sentenced to 14 days administrative detention and like his son will be deported once his sentence is served.