Former chief justice in E China province under investigation

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File photo: People's Daily online

BEIJING, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- Zhang Jian, former chief justice of Anhui Provincial Higher People's Court in east China has been put under investigation for suspected severe discipline and law violations, an official statement said Sunday.

Zhang is being investigated by the Communist Party of China Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Supervisory Commission, according to the statement.