Dong Hong, the former deputy head of the Central Inspection Group who followed Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan for many years, was prosecuted by the Qingdao City Prosecutor’s Office in Shandong Province and the entire case was sent to court. The prosecution said that Dong Hong took a bribe of a “particularly large amount”.
CCTV news reported that the investigation of Dong Hong’s alleged bribery case has been completed. The prosecution alleged that Dong Hong used the convenience of his position as deputy secretary-general of the CPC Hainan Provincial Committee, deputy secretary-general of the Beijing Municipal Government, and deputy head of the Central Inspection Group to “gain benefits for relevant units and individuals in project development, job promotion and other aspects, illegally accepting property from others, the amount is particularly huge”, and should be held criminally responsible for the crime of accepting bribes. He should be held criminally responsible for accepting bribes.
The 67-year-old Dong Hong took up a key position at the Guangdong Development Research Center in 1998 and has since followed Wang Qishan, then vice governor of Guangdong province, as deputy secretary-general of the Guangdong government, deputy secretary-general of the Hainan provincial party committee and deputy head of the central inspection team, and is regarded as Wang Qishan’s “big butler.
In October last year, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection announced that Dong Hong had been investigated, immediately triggering speculation. In April, Dong was expelled from the Party and arrested by China’s top prosecutor.