Ex-vice-mayor gets 10 years for graft

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - CHINA -

in in­dus­try devel­op­ment, la­bor ser­vices and train­ing as well as greater fi­nan­cial sup­port. re­ceiv­ing a re­port that the man was trans­port­ing drugs from Myan­mar to China. Po­lice seized 35.6 kilo­grams of metham­phetamine from the ve­hi­cle. An in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the case is un­der­way. A for­mer vice-mayor has been sen­tenced to 10 years in prison for ac­cept­ing bribes to­tal­ing 4.7 mil­lion yuan ($680,000), ac­cord­ing to a lo­cal court. Yiyang In­ter­me­di­ate Peo­ple’s Court con­victed Li Zicheng, for­mer vice-mayor of Huai­hua, of ac­cept­ing bribes be­tween 2008 and 2014 when he held sev­eral po­si­tions in the city. Li sought ben­e­fits for oth­ers in re­turn for bribes, the court said.

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