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Jan 09, 2019 03:16 AM
POLITICS & LAW

Special Prosecutors Probe Missing Supreme Court Documents

Lawsuit files kept at a local court in Shanxi province. Photo: VCG
Lawsuit files kept at a local court in Shanxi province. Photo: VCG

China’s top law enforcement and judicial agencies formed a special team to probe a high-profile scandal involving documents missing from the Supreme People’s Court, the ruling Communist Party’s Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission said Tuesday.

China’s top anti-corruption watchdog together with the Supreme Procuratorate, or prosecutor general’s office, and the Ministry of Public Security will conduct a joint investigation of the lost documents in a long-running dispute over a mining project worth hundreds of billions of yuan. The political and legal affairs commission oversees the nation's prosecutors, courts and police.

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