Ex-State of­fi­cial gets life in prison

China Daily European Weekly - - News Digest -

Su Rong, a for­mer State of­fi­cial who had also served as Party chief in Jiangxi, Qing­hai and Gansu prov­inces, has been sen­tenced to life in prison for cor­rup­tion. Su had been one of the 23 vice-chair­men of the Chi­nese Peo­ple’s Po­lit­i­cal Con­sul­ta­tive Con­fer­ence un­til dis­ci­plinary au­thor­i­ties be­gan in­ves­ti­gat­ing him in June 2014. He was found guilty of tak­ing bribes, abus­ing pub­lic power and pos­sess­ing a huge amount of un­ex­plained as­sets, said the court.

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