China jails former vice minister of State Security for life

China jails former vice minister of State Security for life

BEIJING: A Chinese court on Thursday sentenced Ma Jian, the former vice minister of state security, to life in prison.

Ma was convicted of crimes including bribe-taking and insider trading, the Dalian Intermediate People's Court said in a statement on its website.

Ma was put under investigation for corruption in 2015 and expelled from the Communist Party the following year.

(Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk)

Source: Reuters

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