Chinese scientist Li Ning was sentenced to 12 years in prison for embezzling state funds. Photo: Weibo Chinese scientist Li Ning was sentenced to 12 years in prison for embezzling state funds. Photo: Weibo
Chinese scientist Li Ning was sentenced to 12 years in prison for embezzling state funds. Photo: Weibo

Chinese scientist Li Ning gets 12 years in prison for embezzling US$4.3 million of government funds

  • Cloning expert and his colleague Zhang Lei from China Agricultural University in Beijing found guilty of moving funds to private firms the pair controlled
  • Court rejects claims money was moved to prevent a funding gap

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Chinese scientist Li Ning was sentenced to 12 years in prison for embezzling state funds. Photo: Weibo Chinese scientist Li Ning was sentenced to 12 years in prison for embezzling state funds. Photo: Weibo
Chinese scientist Li Ning was sentenced to 12 years in prison for embezzling state funds. Photo: Weibo
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