Chinese real estate mogul Ren Zhiqiang has been ordered to serve 18 years in prison. Photo: AP Chinese real estate mogul Ren Zhiqiang has been ordered to serve 18 years in prison. Photo: AP
Chinese real estate mogul Ren Zhiqiang has been ordered to serve 18 years in prison. Photo: AP

China Communist Party critic Ren Zhiqiang gets 18 years for corruption

  • Outspoken real estate tycoon known as ‘Big Cannon Ren’ embezzled US$7.3 million, court finds
  • Confession and plea for leniency taken into account when passing sentence, according to judgment summary

Topic |   Corruption in China
Chinese real estate mogul Ren Zhiqiang has been ordered to serve 18 years in prison. Photo: AP Chinese real estate mogul Ren Zhiqiang has been ordered to serve 18 years in prison. Photo: AP
Chinese real estate mogul Ren Zhiqiang has been ordered to serve 18 years in prison. Photo: AP
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