Feng Xinzhu

Feng Xinzhu
冯新柱
Vice Governor of Shaanxi
In office
April 2015 – January 2018
Personal details
BornJuly 1960 (age 59–60)
Yang County, Shaanxi
Political partyCommunist Party of China (1985-2018, expelled)
Alma materCentral Party School
Northwest University

Feng Xinzhu (simplified Chinese: 冯新柱; traditional Chinese: 馮新柱; pinyin: Féng Xīnzhù; born July 1960) is a former Chinese politician who served as Vice Governor of Shaanxi. He was dismissed from his position in January 2018 and placed under investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.[1]

Career[]

Feng Xinzhu was born in July 1960, and he was entered to Xi'an Statistics School in 1979. In 1981, he started to work at Shaanxi Township Enterprises Supply And Marketing Company (陕西省乡镇企业供销公司), then he moved to Shaanxi Rural Electricity Administration since 1989, and he promoted to Deputy Director in 1996.

In 2001, Feng was appointed as the Deputy Mayor of Tongchuan, then he promoted to Mayor in 2004. He was appointed as the CPC Committee Secretary of Tongchuan in 2011.[2]

In 2015, Feng was appointed as the Vice Governor of Shaanxi.[3]

Investigation[]

On January 3, 2018, Feng was placed under investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the party's internal disciplinary body, for "serious violations of regulations".[4][5][6][7] He is expelled from the Communist Party and removed from public office on March 31, 2018.[8] "Feng had accumulated a huge amount of assets which it suspected were bribes and promoted officials at the request of private companies", the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said in a statement on its website.[9]

On May 14, 2019, Feng was sentenced on 15 years in prison and fined 7 million yuan. Feng was charged with accepting bribes worth 70.47 million yuan, by the Intermediate People's Court of Hangzhou.

References[]

  1. ^ "Vice Shaanxi governor under investigation for disciplinary violations". Sina. 2018-01-03. Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  2. ^ 冯新柱当选铜川市委书记
  3. ^ 冯新柱姜锋任陕西副省长 江泽林白阿莹辞去副省长
  4. ^ "Shaanxi vice governor under investigation for disciplinary violations". Chinadaily. 2018-01-03. Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  5. ^ "China takes down first 'tiger' in 2018 for severe disciplinary violations". CGTN. 2018-01-03. Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  6. ^ Wang Qingchu (2018-01-03). "Vice Shaanxi governor under investigation for disciplinary violations". shine.cn. Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  7. ^ 陕西省副省长冯新柱涉嫌严重违纪接受组织审查. Central Commission for Discipline Inspection. Retrieved 2018-01-03.
  8. ^ 陕西省政府原党组成员、副省长冯新柱严重违纪被开除党籍和公职. Central Commission for Discipline Inspection. Retrieved 2018-03-31.
  9. ^ Ben Blanchard; Kim Coghill (2018-03-31). "China to prosecute former senior provincial official for graft". euronews. Retrieved 31 March 2018.