Jan 09, 2019 07:51 PM

China’s Highest Court Investigated Over Lost Ruling That Favored Private Company

Photo: VCG
Photo: VCG

The Communist Party committee in charge of China’s prosecutors, courts, and police will form a special team to probe a high-profile scandal involving documents that went missing from the Supreme People’s Court, it announced late Tuesday.

The rare move comes as China’s authorities scramble to assure private businesses that they will protect and support them, following concerns the nation’s highest court could not objectively investigate revelations it lost documents related to a mining contract dispute between a public and a private company.

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