Fu Zhenghua, appointed justice minister in 2018, was removed from the post early this year. Photo: Simon Song
Fu Zhenghua, appointed justice minister in 2018, was removed from the post early this year. Photo: Simon Song

China’s ex-justice minister held for probe into ‘serious violations’ of Communist Party discipline

  • Fu Zhenghua, once a rising political star, helped to investigate former security chief Zhou Yongkang who received a life term for corruption and abuse of power
  • The 66-year-old is the fourth former deputy public security minister to be detained in recent years

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Fu Zhenghua, appointed justice minister in 2018, was removed from the post early this year. Photo: Simon Song
Fu Zhenghua, appointed justice minister in 2018, was removed from the post early this year. Photo: Simon Song
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