Former Mayor of Chengdu Is Focus of Graft Investigation
A land auction is at the center of an investigation focusing on a former Chengdu mayor, Li Chuncheng. The Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog is probing Li, who was ousted as the Sichuan Province deputy party chief and removed from party ranks.
Li served in November as a Central Committee alternate at the 18th party congress, a sign his political career had been rising.
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