Armed guards at the gates of the police station in the Xinjiang city of Hotan, where mayor Adil Nurmemet is under investigation for graft. Photo: SCMP Pictures Armed guards at the gates of the police station in the Xinjiang city of Hotan, where mayor Adil Nurmemet is under investigation for graft. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Armed guards at the gates of the police station in the Xinjiang city of Hotan, where mayor Adil Nurmemet is under investigation for graft. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Uygur mayor of restive Xinjiang city probed in anti-corruption drive

Adil Nurmemet, mayor of Hotan in the heavily Uygur southern part of Xinjiang, is under investigation for “suspected serious discipline violations”

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Armed guards at the gates of the police station in the Xinjiang city of Hotan, where mayor Adil Nurmemet is under investigation for graft. Photo: SCMP Pictures Armed guards at the gates of the police station in the Xinjiang city of Hotan, where mayor Adil Nurmemet is under investigation for graft. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Armed guards at the gates of the police station in the Xinjiang city of Hotan, where mayor Adil Nurmemet is under investigation for graft. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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