Quick Take: Newspaper Blasts General for Killing Self During Investigation

zhang yang. Photo: Visual china
zhang yang. Photo: Visual china

The Chinese military’s flagship newspaper, the PLA Daily, on Tuesday condemned former senior military official Zhang Yang for killing himself during a corruption investigation.

Zhang, a member of the Central Military Commission, was found to have hanged himself at home on Thursday, according to the state-run Xinhua News Agency. Zhang was put under investigation on Aug. 28 over his connections to disgraced former Central Military Commission vice chairmen Guo Boxiong and Xu Caihou. He was allowed to stay at his home during the investigation.

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