After they were caught, the officers beat the undercover reporters who recorded them.
The arrest comes amid increasing harassment of Chinese working for foreign news outlets
Thirty-six people died that night. Now the tragedy could be used to oust the president’s rivals in the city.
China’s president demands investigation of disaster in Shanghai; cause of the trampling is still unclear.
Several more bodies were pulled from the Java Sea, including one wearing a red flight attendant uniform, before high winds halted the search.
People rushed to pick up coupons that looked like U.S. currency, which contributed to the panic.
Debris from the plane, which was carrying 162 people when it disappeared, was found in the Java Sea.
After an agonizing three-day search, Indonesian authorities spotted bodies and debris they have confirmed came from the missing AirAsia plane. What next?
Authorities believe the plane is already at the bottom of the sea, making the hunt more difficult.