China investigates ex-justice minister over alleged law violation

Once Beijing’s top cop, China’s former justice minister Fu Zhenghua is now being investigated for ‘serious violation of discipline and law’. – AFP pic, October 2, 2021.

ANTI-GRAFT authorities in China today announced that they are investigating a former justice minister, the latest senior cadre to be drawn into the sweeping corruption drive in the country.

A growing number of top Communist figures have been caught up in President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign, which critics said has served as a way to remove the leader’s political enemies since he came to power in 2013.

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