The former head of the party committee of the city of the central subordination of Chongqing was convicted of misappropriating more than 170 million yuan (about 26.7 million dollars).
Member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China Sun Zhengcai received a life sentence for corruption. In the final statement at the trial, Zhengcai fully admitted guilt and repented of the crimes. He also said that he did not intend to appeal the verdict. All property of the convict will be confiscated, he is also deprived of all political rights.