World Bulletin / News Desk
The former deputy health commission chief in the Chinese city of Shanghai has been sentenced to 19 years in prison after being found guilty of taking bribes, corruption and embezzlement, the official Xinhua news agency said on Sunday.
Xinhua, quoting the Shanghai No. 1 Intermediate Court, said Huang was found to have embezzled 70,000 yuan ($11,200) of public property and taken monetary bribes amounting to 3.1 million yuan. The 50-year-old also used his position to do favours for others, it said.
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