China's disgraced Sun Zhengcai stands trial for bribery
Chinese prosecutors have charged disgraced senior politician Sun Zhengcai with bribery, state media has said, the latest development in a corruption probe into a man once considered a contender for top leadership.
A former senior official in China who was once a major candidate for a top leadership position has been convicted on charges of corruption.
Sun Zhengcai is one of the most prominent politicians to be charged under President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption crackdown.
Zhengcai is accused of bribery and had been under investigation since last July.
Al Jazeera’s Adrian Brown reports from Beijing.
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