China: China jails former graftbuster for life over corruption

Author(s): Ben Blanchard | Date: October 14, 2016 | Language: English
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A senior Chinese official who worked in anti-corruption departments for almost 20 years has been jailed for life for graft, state news agency Xinhua said on Friday.
Jin Daoming was put under investigation by the ruling Communist Party in 2014 while serving as a deputy head of the provincial legislature in northern Shanxi, one of the focus spots for President Xi Jinping’s war on deep-rooted graft.
He had previously worked in the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the party’s main anti-graft watchdog, rising at one point to the position of deputy secretary general.
He had held several other anti-corruption positions starting from 1987, his official resume showed.

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