Cheng Yizhong freed after graft sentence

This short report is from the South China Morning Post today:

“A former top editor of a reformist newspaper arrested for embezzlement this year has been released from jail, journalists said yesterday.

Cheng Yizhong , former editor-in-chief of the Southern Metropolitan Daily, was arrested in March in Guangzhou on charges of embezzlement of state-owned assets. “He has been freed this afternoon in Guangzhou,” said Beijing News reporter. “

Via: Asia Media

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Chen Yizhong (left) and Yu Huafeng. (Source: Washington Post)

August 27, 2004 10:26 PM
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