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Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 13:06
2 Chinese provincial officials held for bribery
By Xinhua
Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 13:06 By Xinhua

Ai Wenli, a former senior political advisor in Hebei province, surrendered himself to anti-graft officials. (PHOTO / CHINADAILY.COM.CN)

BEIJING - Two Chinese provincial officials were arrested on suspicion of bribery and embezzlement, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) announced on Tuesday. 

Ai Wenli, former vice chairman of the Hebei Provincial Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, was arrested on suspicion of bribery, according to SPP.   

The SPP also announced Bai Xiangqun, former vice chairman of north China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, was also arrested on suspicion of bribery and embezzlement. 

This undated photo shows Bai Xiangqun at an undisclosed location. (PHOTO / XINHUA) 

The National Supervisory Commission has finished investigations of Ai and of Bai's cases and they have handed it to the procuratorial organ for review and prosecution, the SPP said. 

READ MORE: Ex-senior officials found guilty of graft

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