Former TV host Cui Yongyuan. (File photo: VCG)
The Committee of Political and Legal Affairs under the CPC Central Committee announced Tuesday on its official wechat account that it is leading an investigation into the missing files of a mining rights case involving over 100 billion yuan ($15 billion).
The CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, National Supervisory Commission, Supreme People's Procuratorate and Ministry of Public Security are also participating in the investigation. The Supreme People's Court announced that it would fully cooperate with the joint investigation work.
Former TV host Cui Yongyuan posted on his Sina Weibo account on Dec. 26, 2018, that the files of the mining rights case in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province have been missing for two years.
The dispute involves the Yulin Kechley Energy Investment Company and the Xi'an Geology and Mineral Exploration and Development Institute under the Shaanxi Provincial Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources.
(Compiled by Bao Han)