China jails former vice minister of State Security for life

  27 December 2018    Read: 1318
China jails former vice minister of State Security for life

A Chinese court on Thursday sentenced Ma Jian, the former vice minister of state security, to life in prison, Reuters reports. 

Ma was convicted of crimes including bribe-taking and insider trading, the Dalian Intermediate People’s Court said in a statement on its website.

Ma was put under investigation for corruption in 2015 and expelled from the Communist Party the following year.


More about: