Fu Zhenghua, 67, was handed a suspended death sentence that will be commuted to life imprisonment after two years. Photo: CCTV
Fu Zhenghua, 67, was handed a suspended death sentence that will be commuted to life imprisonment after two years. Photo: CCTV

Former Chinese justice minister Fu Zhenghua jailed for life for corruption

  • Once one of the country’s most powerful police chiefs, Fu was convicted of taking US$16 million in bribes
  • Same court also sentenced senior political and legal affairs official Wang Like to life imprisonment, also for graft

Fu Zhenghua, 67, was handed a suspended death sentence that will be commuted to life imprisonment after two years. Photo: CCTV
Fu Zhenghua, 67, was handed a suspended death sentence that will be commuted to life imprisonment after two years. Photo: CCTV
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