Date
12 November 2018

Xi taps special unit to probe Zhou Yongkang case, SCMP says

President Xi Jinping has set up a special unit to investigate a scandal surrounding retired leader Zhou Yongkang, the South China Morning Post reported Monday. The panel will be headed by a senior policeman and deputy minister of public security, bypassing the Communist Party’s internal disciplinary apparatus, the report said. Xi ordered the investigation following allegations that family members and allies of the former national security chief illegally enriched themselves while he was in power.

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