Former Shanghai work safety chief under investigation

Qi Jun, former director of the Shanghai work safety bureau, is under investigation on suspicion of accepting bribes and unauthorized partition of state-owned assets.

Qi Jun, former director of the Shanghai work safety bureau, is under investigation on suspicion of accepting bribes and unauthorized partition of state-owned assets, Shanghai People’s Procuratorate said yesterday.

Qi has also been put under coercive measures, prosecutors said, which include summons by force, bail, residential surveillance, detention or arrest.

Qi was the vice president of state-owned Shanghai Huayi (Group) Company before he was transferred to the safety bureau in December 2008. He was promoted to the director and Party chief of the bureau in August 2011.

Shanghai anti-graft body started an investigation against him in April and announced the results on Wednesday.

He was expelled from the Party and removed from his post for serious disciplinary violations, according to the Shanghai Commission of Discipline Inspection.

It said Qi attended banquets and other entertainment activities, accepted gifts and cash and exchanged favors for sex. Also, he ganged with others and confronted investigation.


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