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Former legislator jailed for bribery that tainted election

By Cao Yin | China Daily | Updated: 2017-05-09 07:32

A former senior legislator in Northeast China's Liaoning province has been sentenced to three years and six months in prison for election malpractice and bribery, a court in Shandong province said on Monday.

Zheng Yuzhuo, former deputy head of the Standing Committee of the Liaoning Provincial People's Congress, was sentenced at the Zibo Intermediate People's Court in Shandong, and was also fined 200,000 yuan ($29,000).

His ill-gotten money was confiscated and delivered to the State treasury, according to the court's statement on its micro blog.

Former legislator jailed for bribery that tainted election

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