Aide to former Chinese pres. Hu Jintao jailed for life

A Chinese court on Monday has jailed Ling Jihua for corruption

Aide to former Chinese pres. Hu Jintao jailed for life

World Bulletin / News Desk

An ex-aide of former Chinese president Hu Jintao has been jailed for life for corruption, illegally obtaining state secrets and abuse of power, official media reported Monday.

Ling Jihua "pled guilty and decided not to appeal", the official Xinhua news agency said, citing the verdict of the First Intermediate People's Court in Tianjin, which held his trial in secret last month.

 

Last Mod: 04 Temmuz 2016, 11:22
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