"Lu, a former Chinese Golden Whistle who refereed in the 2002 World Cup finals, was sentenced to a five and half years term for accepting bribes totaling 810,000 yuan ($130,400), reports Xinhua."
Beijing, July 3 - A Chinese soccer referee jailed since 2010 for taking bribes has received a one-year reduction in his prison term for good behaviour, a Beijing court said.

Lu, a former Chinese Golden Whistle who refereed in the 2002 World Cup finals, was sentenced to a five and half years term for accepting bribes totaling 810,000 yuan ($130,400), reports Xinhua.

The 55-year-old Lu Wednesday attended a sentence-review hearing in a courtroom in Yancheng prison in north China's Hebei province.


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