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Official with four wives removed from legislature

By Xinhua in Taiyuan ( China Daily ) Updated: 2012-12-15 08:23:26

A former district legislator from northern China's Shanxi province who was found to have four wives and 10 children has been removed from the legislature, local authorities announced on Friday.

Li Junwen, 43, a former deputy to the Xiaodian People's Congress of the city of Taiyuan and former head of the village of Xicuan, was arrested on Dec 7 for allegedly forging his marriage certificate, according to an announcement from the district government.

Li was removed from the district legislature on Sunday, the announcement said.

Official with four wives removed from legislature

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