Ma Jian, China's spy chief, probed for corruption

  • Chinese authorities have confirmed that Ma Jian, a top intelligence chief, is being probed for corruption, the latest high-ranking official targeted in a crackdown on corrupt party members, according to media reports.

    Ma, the vice-minister in the Ministry of State Security, is suspected of “serious violations,” the Communist Party’s discipline wing has said. In most such cases, a conviction is the end result.

    In recent months, senior officials, including Zhou Yongkang and Zhang Kunsheng have been probed for corruption.

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