China: Former Najing city mayor jailed for 15 years over corruption

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China: Former Nanjing city mayor, Ji Jianye has been jailed for 15 years over corruption. Nanjing was found guilty of taking $2.37 million in bribes from 1999 to 2012. Authorities have also confiscated property worth $420,000 from the former mayor. Nanjing was nicknamed “Bulldozer Ji” for relentless efforts he made to promote construction projects. This is one of the recent high profile case under president Xi Jinping's regime. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-04-07/former-chinese-mayor-ji-jianye-given-15-years-for-graft/6376294

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