Ren Zhiqiang had attacked Xi Jinping for his expansion of powers. Photo: AP
Ren Zhiqiang had attacked Xi Jinping for his expansion of powers. Photo: AP

Tycoon Ren Zhiqiang who criticised Chinese leadership facing prosecution

  • Influential business chief was nicknamed ‘Ren the big cannon’ for outspoken attacks on the Communist Party and Xi Jinping’s expansion of power
  • Party disciplinary body says he has been expelled and evidence that he used public money for his personal benefit has been handed to prosecutors

Ren Zhiqiang had attacked Xi Jinping for his expansion of powers. Photo: AP
Ren Zhiqiang had attacked Xi Jinping for his expansion of powers. Photo: AP
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