Chinese lock picker invents anti-theft device in prison

June 16th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): Making a new theft-proof lock in a prison in Hubei province, a thief has got his sentence reduced.

Wu Mingrong, who used to break locks using toothpicks, applied his skill to create a lock that he himself cannot open.

He made the new anti-theft device during his 20-year sentence in Qianjiang prison, reports the China Daily.

Mingrong has got a patent for his invention. (ANI)

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