Former member of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress Yu Zhigang opens trial for bribery


2021-11-25: [Article Link] Xinhua News Agency, Shenyang, November 25. On November 25, 2021, the Shenyang Intermediate People's Court of Liaoning Province held a public hearing on the bribery case of the former member of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress. The Shenyang Municipal People's Procuratorate sent personnel to appear in court to support the public prosecution, and the defendant Yuzhigang and his defender attended the lawsuit. From 2013 to 2017, the defendant Yu Zhigang used the convenience of serving as the director and vice president of the Academic Affairs Office of China University of Political Science and Law to seek benefits for others, illegal accepting property amounted to RMB 6.91 million yuan. During the trial, the public prosecution agency produced relevant evidence, the defendant, Yin Zhigang and his defender cross-examined, the prosecution and the defense fully expressed their opinions under the auspices of the court, and the final statement was made by Zhigang, and pleaded guilty and repented in court. Finally, the court announced the adjournment and the verdict was pronounced. More than 20 people from the National People's Congress, CPPCC members, journalists and people from all walks of life attended the trial.


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Former member of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress Yu Zhigang opens trial for bribery


2021-11-25: [Article Link] Xinhua News Agency, Shenyang, November 25. On November 25, 2021, the Shenyang Intermediate People's Court of Liaoning Province held a public hearing on the bribery case of the former member of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress. The Shenyang Municipal People's Procuratorate sent personnel to appear in court to support the public prosecution, and the defendant Yuzhigang and his defender attended the lawsuit. From 2013 to 2017, the defendant Yu Zhigang used the convenience of serving as the director and vice president of the Academic Affairs Office of China University of Political Science and Law to seek benefits for others, illegal accepting property amounted to RMB 6.91 million yuan. During the trial, the public prosecution agency produced relevant evidence, the defendant, Yin Zhigang and his defender cross-examined, the prosecution and the defense fully expressed their opinions under the auspices of the court, and the final statement was made by Zhigang, and pleaded guilty and repented in court. Finally, the court announced the adjournment and the verdict was pronounced. More than 20 people from the National People's Congress, CPPCC members, journalists and people from all walks of life attended the trial.


Note: This is a translated version of the Chinese news media article. A mature and nuanced reading is suggested.