Qian Weiping, a former senior Chinese military official, is being investigated for alleged corruption. Photo: Baidu Qian Weiping, a former senior Chinese military official, is being investigated for alleged corruption. Photo: Baidu
Qian Weiping, a former senior Chinese military official, is being investigated for alleged corruption. Photo: Baidu

China says ex-military official Qian Weiping is not a spy, but might be corrupt

  • Former deputy head of space programme unit is not being investigated on espionage charges, defence ministry says after newspaper reports his son is a spy for the CIA
  • Inquiry instead concerns ‘suspected serious violations of discipline and duty-related crimes’, spokesman says

Topic |   Corruption in China
Qian Weiping, a former senior Chinese military official, is being investigated for alleged corruption. Photo: Baidu Qian Weiping, a former senior Chinese military official, is being investigated for alleged corruption. Photo: Baidu
Qian Weiping, a former senior Chinese military official, is being investigated for alleged corruption. Photo: Baidu
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