Former Chinese Rising Political Star Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Graft

The Intermediate People’s Court said Sun was convicted of taking more than 170 million yuan (US$26.7 million)

Former Chinese Rising Political Star Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Graft

BEIJING – Sun Zhengcai, a former political high-flyer once tipped to be among China’s next generation of leaders, was sentenced to life in prison for bribery in a northern city on Tuesday. The Tianjin No 1 Intermediate People’s Court said Sun was convicted of taking more than 170 million yuan (US$26.7 million) in bribes directly […]