China: China says graft suspect on run in Canada gives self up

Author(s): Ben Blanchard | Date: April 17, 2017 | Language: English
Source: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/ | URL: https://goo.gl/45xdpr | Type: Text

A man on China’s list of 100 most wanted corruption suspects abroad has given himself up and returned to China after almost a decade on the run in Canada, China’s graft-busting watchdog said on Monday.
In 2015, authorities published a list of 100 of the most wanted corruption suspects who had been targeted with an Interpol red notice, many living in the United States, Canada and Australia.
In a brief notice on its website, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said that Li Shiqiao had been “persuaded to return” and surrender.
Li, who had been a manager at a real estate company in the city of Ningbo, fled to Canada in April 2009 and is suspected of corruption, the watchdog said, without giving details.