Former military chief of staff sentenced to life imprisonment

Source: Xinhua| 2019-02-20 18:57:02|Editor: ZX
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BEIJING, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- A military court on Wednesday convicted Fang Fenghui, former chief of staff of China's Central Military Commission Joint Staff Department, on three accounts of crime and sentenced him to life imprisonment according to law.

Fang was found guilty on accepting and offering bribes, as well as holding a huge amount of property from unidentified sources, according to the court ruling.

He was also deprived of his political rights for life and had his personal properties confiscated, the document said.

The illicit money and properties confiscated will be turned over to the state coffers.