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POST TIME: 20 June, 2019 11:45:25 PM
Ex-Interpol chief pleads guilty to corruption, says China
BBC, London

Ex-Interpol chief pleads guilty
to corruption, says China

China says the former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei has admitted his guilt after going on trial for taking more than $2m (£1.6m) in bribes. State media said the court in Tianjin would give its verdict at a later date. Mr Meng, who was the first Chinese head of Interpol, vanished on a trip back to China from France last September. The Communist Party later confirmed that he’d been detained as part of President Xi Jinping’s drive against corruption.  Mr Meng’s wife, who is in France, has said the charges against him are politically motivated.