Fu Zhenghua, China’s minister of justice, has stepped down as the ministry’s deputy Communist Party chief. Photo: Simon Song

China’s justice minister leaves Communist Party role ‘in sign career is coming to an end’

  • One commentator says 65-year-old Fu Zhenghua has reached retirement age and move does not appear to be linked to corruption investigation into former colleague
  • Fu made his name in prostitution bust at elite Beijing nightclub and later helped bring down security chief Zhou Yongkang
Topic |   China’s Communist Party
Fu Zhenghua, China’s minister of justice, has stepped down as the ministry’s deputy Communist Party chief. Photo: Simon Song
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