Beijing Mayor Liu Zhihua, former deputy for accepting bribes in the first instance Reprieve
Yesterday, former Beijing Vice Mayor Liu Zhihua City Intermediate People's Court in Hengshui in Hebei Province to accept the verdicts. The court found that Liu alone or with his mistress Wang Rui common bribery nearly 700 million yuan, Liu Zhihua was sentenced for taking bribes to death sentence with two years reprieve. After the court ruling, Liu Zhihua is not clear whether an appeal.
It is reported that yesterday's verdict in 8:30 around about the end of half an hour. Prior to the October 14, Liu Zhihua's Court in Hengshui trial.
The court found that from 1999 to 2006, served as the use of Liu Zhihua, vice mayor of Beijing, Zhongguancun Science and Technology Parks, director of management functions such as the convenience of others to seek replacement of assets, land development, promotions, bank loans and so on The interest alone or together with his mistress Wang Rui (a separate deal), obtained illegally or receiving financial products in Beijing Co., Ltd., and other 10 units and personal effects equivalent to a total of 6,965,900 yuan.
According to Liu Zhihua's defense lawyer Mo Shaoping, the court finds the prosecution and the content of these allegations fully, defense lawyers put forward the views of the defense is basically not accepted. Lawyer Mo Shaoping said Liu Zhihua is not clear whether the court of appeal, said defense counsel and to discuss the decision again. 9:30 last night, reporters before the deadline, a lawyer Mo told reporters that the defense lawyers and family members of Liu Zhihua has not yet decided whether to appeal.