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China has indicted the former Communist Party boss of the northern province of Hebei on suspicion of bribery, the state prosecutor said on Thursday.
The offical, Zhou Benshun, previously had worked with China’s disgraced one-time domestic security chief, who was jailed for life in June after a secret trial in China’s most sensational graft scandal in 70 years.
As the party boss in Hebei, Zhou was the top official in the province surrounding Beijing and China’s most important steel producer.
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