Strategy 28 : Remove the Ladder When the Enemy Has Ascended to the Roof

@@During the Southern and Northern Dynasties, there was a local judge in Ci province by the name of Yang Jin. Once a businessman who traveled through Ci province was robbed of all his belongs. He immediately reported the robbery to the judge. According to the businessman, the robber did not have a local accent. Yang Jin asked about the details of the robber's dress and his looks. Then he assembled his subordinates and ordered them to broadcast the news that someone was murdered outside the city gate, and they were trying to identify the deceased. By releasing the description of the dress would come forward to identify the corpse.

@@The news spread quickly. Three or four hours later, a wailing old woman came to the Court to identify the corpse. After asking her a few detailed questions, Yang Jin was certain that the suspect was her son. So he sent his men lurking outside her house. In the evening, as soon as the suspect entered the front door, he was captured by the police. They searched him and found all the missing belongs of the businessman. The loot that was on him made him unable to deny his crime, so he confessed on the spot.
Strategy 28 : Remove the Ladder When the Enemy Has Ascended to the Roof
@@ Deceive the enemy into believing that he has a chance to win by deliberately revealing our weakness. Once the enemy was lured into the setup, block his escape route making him sit on the horn of a dilemma. The enemy therefore has no choice but to surrender.