China had asked Sweden to extradite Qiao Jianjun on suspicion of breach of trust and fraud relating to the embezzlement of around US$11 million. Photo: Shutterstock

Sweden refuses request from China to extradite former official Qiao Jianjun over ‘embezzlement of US$11 million’

  • Swedish court says he will not be sent back to China due to the risk that he would face persecution because of his political activity
  • Qiao is accused by Beijing of embezzling millions of dollars
Topic |   Crime in China

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China had asked Sweden to extradite Qiao Jianjun on suspicion of breach of trust and fraud relating to the embezzlement of around US$11 million. Photo: Shutterstock
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