The new investigation will supersede that of the People's Supreme Court. Photo: Handout

Chinese leaders take ‘unprecedented’ steps to clean up mystery of vanished supreme court documents

  • Police, prosecutors and anti-corruption investigators to work with party’s top legal body to get to bottom of scandal
  • Rare step takes investigation out of court’s hands after its initial denials triggered a public outcry
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The new investigation will supersede that of the People's Supreme Court. Photo: Handout
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Jun Mai

Jun Mai

Jun Mai is an award-winning journalist covering China's political and social news. He writes about China's elite politics, general policies and social activism. He is currently based in Beijing.

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William Zheng

William Zheng is a veteran journalist who has served and led major Hong Kong and Singapore media organizations in his 20-year career, covering greater China. He is now deputy China Editor of the South China Morning Post.