SPP investigates former Shanghai chief procurator

The SPP said it has taken "coercive measures" against Chen, which may include summons by force, bail and detention. Chen was previously expelled from the Communist Party of China after an internal probe.

The Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) of China is investigating Chen Xu, retired procurator-general of Shanghai Municipal People's Procuratorate, on suspicions of accepting bribes, it announced Thursday.

The SPP said it has taken "coercive measures" against Chen, which may include summons by force, bail and detention. Chen was previously expelled from the Communist Party of China after an internal probe.

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