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Jun 26, 2018 06:18 PM
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Police Suspected of Detaining Doctors to Protect State Firms

A worker wears a mask at a lime refinery in a mountainous part of Zhejiang province on Dec. 5, 2012. Photo: VCG
A worker wears a mask at a lime refinery in a mountainous part of Zhejiang province on Dec. 5, 2012. Photo: VCG

Police in southwestern China’s Guizhou province are suspected of colluding with local businesses after three doctors were detained for alleged medical insurance fraud.

The detention of the physicians, now on supervised release pending a trial, have stoked concerns that police may have been favoring powerful state-owned firms by stifling critics of the businesses.

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