When gang leader Chen Xinfu was apprehended he asked his arresting officers to “take good care of me, for old times’ sake”. Photo: Miaopai.com
When gang leader Chen Xinfu was apprehended he asked his arresting officers to “take good care of me, for old times’ sake”. Photo: Miaopai.com

China’s war on organised crime, corrupt officials sees 79,000 people detained

  • Nationwide effort seeks to round up gang bosses and the ‘protective umbrellas’ who allow them to act with impunity
  • Leaders see campaign’s success as evidence of Communist Party’s legitimacy to govern, expert says

When gang leader Chen Xinfu was apprehended he asked his arresting officers to “take good care of me, for old times’ sake”. Photo: Miaopai.com
When gang leader Chen Xinfu was apprehended he asked his arresting officers to “take good care of me, for old times’ sake”. Photo: Miaopai.com
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