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Former deputy party chief of Yunnan expelled from CPC, office

(Xinhua) Updated: 2015-07-31 14:21

BEIJING - Former deputy secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Yunnan Provincial Committee Qiu He has been expelled from the CPC and public office.

The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) of the CPC said in a statement on Friday that Qiu had seriously violated Party rules and accepted gifts and sought benefits for business activities of his relatives. He also accepted huge sums of bribes, while taking advantage of his posts to seek benefits for businesses and other people.

Qiu's case has been transferred to the judiciary.

Qiu was an alternate member of the 18th Central Committee of the CPC.

He was put under investigation in March.

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