HEADLINE Ex-Guangdong Party chief charged with bribery

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Ex-Guangdong Party chief charged with bribery

By Li Lei | People's Daily app

20:54, November 30, 2017

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File photo of Li Jia 

Beijing (People’s Daily) – The Intermediate People’s Court in Zhangzhou, Fujian Province charged a former member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Guangdong Provincial Committee on Thursday with bribery.

Li Jia, also a former Secretary of the CPC Zhuhai Municipal Committee, was charged by the People’s Procuratorate of Zhangzhou for accepting significant amounts of bribes as deputy secretary of the Meizhou Municipal Committee, deputy mayor and mayor of Meizhou Municipal, Secretary of the CPC Meizhou Municipal Committee, Secretary of CPC Zhuhai Municipal Committee, member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Guangdong Provincial Committee and other positions from 2001 to 2016.

Li was accused to have provided illegal assistance to companies and individuals on projects, site selection, land lease and job promotions through his positions and accepting large amounts of money and properties equivalent to 20.58 million yuan through his nephew Li Lin and others.

The Procuratorate presented evidence before Li’s final statement, confession and repentance. Sentencing will be announced at a later date.

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