Jan 14, 2022 08:06 PM

Former Public Security Vice Minister Charged With Taking Bribes, Holding Guns

Sun Lijun
Sun Lijun

A former vice minister of public security has been charged with accepting bribes, manipulating the securities market and illegally holding firearms, the latest case in China’s sweeping campaign against corruption in the judiciary and law enforcement.

Prosecutors in the northeastern city of Changchun have indicted Sun Lijun (孙力军), former member of the Party Committee of the Ministry of Public Security, following a 21-month investigation, the country’s top prosecutor said (link in Chinese) Thursday. It remains unclear when he will face trial.

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