Zhang Zhongsheng (centre) can still appeal the sentence, and the death penalty must be approved by the supreme court in Beijing. Photo: Weibo

Death penalty for ‘godfather’ of Chinese coal mining town over US$160 million in bribes

Zhang Zhongsheng showed ‘extreme greed’ and was handed most severe punishment for ‘big losses he caused to the nation and the people’, court rules

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Zhang Zhongsheng (centre) can still appeal the sentence, and the death penalty must be approved by the supreme court in Beijing. Photo: Weibo
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