A COMMUNIST Party propaganda head in south China's Guangdong province has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after being convicted of having three wives at the same time, Chinese press has said. Huang Dong, 54, was sentenced by the Zhaoqing city intermediate court after the former head of the Huaiji county party propaganda bureau was found to have sired five children in his three marriages, the Southern Metropolitan Daily reported. The official, who also headed the Zhaoqing Agricultural Institute, entered all three using different names, it said. His wives lived in different parts of the province. Advertisement: Huang was further convicted for extorting 1.4 million yuan ($244,000) while possessing an additional 5.7 million yuan in funds that were of unknown origin, the paper said. He is appealing the verdict. What's the maths here, 6 years gaol for each of the wives?