Friday, 24 Jan, 2.59 pm East Coast Daily

China court jails ex Interpol chief for 13 years

Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei was sentenced to 13 years in jail by a China court. He was accused guilty of receiving bribes in a case that shook the international police organization. Meng was reported missing last year after he visited China and didn't return to Interpol HQ in Lyon , France.

Meng, who earlier served a lengthy term as the vice minister for public security in China is also fined an additional 2 million yuan(2,06,80,625 rupees) apart from the jail term

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