Days after he was released, Qiao Jianjun was arrested again on Sunday and is in police custody near Stockholm. Photo: Handout

Chinese ex-official Qiao Jianjun arrested again in Sweden – this time at request of US

  • Former head of grain storage facility in China will deny all charges, which include money laundering, and contest extradition, his lawyer says
  • He is one of Beijing’s most wanted corruption suspects, accused of embezzling millions of dollars
Topic |   Corruption in China

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Days after he was released, Qiao Jianjun was arrested again on Sunday and is in police custody near Stockholm. Photo: Handout
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Qiao Jianjun was arrested by Swedish police a year ago following a request from Beijing. Photo: Handout

Swedish court’s decision to free Chinese suspect ‘a major setback’ for global fugitive hunt

  • Former head of grain storage facility Qiao Jianjun is wanted on suspicion of having embezzled millions of dollars
  • Development could be part of broader pushback against China amid distrust of legal system, political scientist says
Topic |   Crime in China

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Qiao Jianjun was arrested by Swedish police a year ago following a request from Beijing. Photo: Handout
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