Wang Sanyun, former vice-chairman of the Education, Science, Culture and Public Health Committee of the 12th National People’s Congress, was sentenced to 12 years in jail for accepting bribes by a court in Henan province on Thursday.
He was also fined 4 million yuan ($595,000). Property he obtained through bribery will be seized and handed over to the State treasury, according to a statement by the Zhengzhou Intermediate People’s Court.
Wang was found to have abused his power from 1993 to 2017, while he served in various posts including Party chief of Liupanshui, Guizhou province, deputy Party chief of Guizhou province, governor of Anhui province and Party chief of Gansu province. In exchange for bribes, he offered preferential treatment to organizations and individuals in project contracts and job promotions, the court said.
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