The purge began after Ling Jihua, who served former president Hu Jintao, fell under suspicion for corruption. He was jailed for life last month for bribery, among other crimes. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Chief of staff to Chinese president reveals details surrounding purge in secretariat

Several key members of the Communist Party’s nerve centre hindered the investigation into former top aide Ling Jihua, says Li Zhanshu

Topic |   Ling Jihua

TOP PICKS

The purge began after Ling Jihua, who served former president Hu Jintao, fell under suspicion for corruption. He was jailed for life last month for bribery, among other crimes. Photo: SCMP Pictures
READ FULL ARTICLE