CHINA Former senior NPC committee official Wang Sanyun sentenced to 12 years for bribery

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Former senior NPC committee official Wang Sanyun sentenced to 12 years for bribery

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12:47, April 11, 2019

Wang Sanyun, former vice chairman of the Education, Science, Culture and Public Health Committee of the 12th National People's Congress, was sentenced to 12 years and fined four million yuan for bribery, the Intermediate People's Court of Zhengzhou in Henan Province announced Thursday morning. 

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An investigation showed that Wang took bribes of over 66.9 million yuan from 1993 to 2017.

Wang was charged with taking advantage of his positions to benefit others and accepting a huge amount of money and property, the Supreme People's Procuratorate said on Aug. 8, 2018. 

He also served as deputy secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) provincial committee of southwest China's Guizhou Province, governor of east China's Anhui Province, and secretary of the CPC provincial committee of northwest China's Gansu Province.

(Compiled by Zhan Huilan)

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