Central China official on trial for killing pedestrian, corruption – People’s Daily

Another story of an official prosecuted for corruption, from People’s Daily:

A Communist Party of China official in Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province, went on trial on Tuesday for killing a pedestrian in a road accident, graft and the misappropriation of public money.

Wang Mingxian, believed to be about 50, was Party Secretary of Caidian District in Wuhan from 2001 until his suspension in May last year.

He is alleged to have hit two pedestrians while driving a car in the city on Nov. 13, 2003, killing one, and to have blamed his driver for the accident. [Full text]

September 26, 2006 7:35 PM
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