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05.28.2012 18:15

Former Railway Minister Expelled from Party

Disgraced official who oversaw era of rapid expansion also has illegal income confiscated
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(Beijing)–Former railway minister Liu Zhijun has been expelled from the Communist Party for serious disciplinary violations, People's Daily Online said on May 28. Liu's case has been passed to judicial agencies.

The party-backed news portal said that Liu, the former head and party chief of the Ministry of Railways, used his power to support Ding Yuxin, the chairman of Beijing Boyou Investment Management Co. to gain huge illegal profits that resulted in serious losses for the Ministry.

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