Provincial Discipline Secretary A Godfather of Godfathers? – Li Xinde

It reads like Hong Kong’s “Infernal Affairs (Êó†Èó¥ÈÅì)” movie script, or that of U.S. copycat “The Departed,” but this story may well be true, heart-wrenching and hair-bristling. If time again hammers down its judgment, presumably soon, the lead character, Liaoning Provincial Discipline Committee Party Secretary Wang Weizhong (ËæΩÂÆÅÁúÅÁ∫™Âßî‰π¶ËÆ∞ÁéãÂî؉ºó), may reinforce Li Xinde’s claim to be the highest corrupt official to date among his big fish list. An earlier CDT translation told Li’s story (see end, with link) about two Dandong policemen, who were key players in cracking a case of gang violence, being thrown in jail out of some “supernatural force.” Now Li learned that that “supernatural force” may be coming from Wang, former party secretary of Dandong. But a plethora of questions still remain to be answered, by Li or others, such as why busted ringleader Zhou Jingzhu (Âë®ÊôØÁè†)’s ill-gotten legacy of 20 million yuan, after his mysterious death in jail, went to his sister Zhou Shuqing (Âë®Ê∑ëÊ∏Ö), who was also arrested, then released on parole to take care of her brother’s funeral. Ms. Zhou, however, made a powerful statement “punishing” the police squad who cracked down on her brother. Why was Ms. Zhou, one of the seven brothers and sisters, the one set free to attend to the funeral affairs? And why was it a piece of cake for Ms. Zhou, again one of the many relatives of Mr. Zhou, to get almost all the illegal gains of her brother? And why are Ms. Zhou and another sister of hers, both members of the same gang group, both still free and unscathed? … It has been learned, from Mr. Zhou’s chauffeur in Dandong, that Wang, after his promotion to Shenyang, almost always used Mr. Zhou’s car shuttling between Shenyang and Dandong. The buddy-ship between Ms. Zhou and Wang ...
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