Chongqing Policeman Wang Lijun on ‘Holiday’





Wednesday, February 9, 2012

The headlines are all about – ‘Top Chinese Cop Goes On Holiday’ – but there is much more to the case of Chongqing Police Chief Wang Lijun.

Rumors are rife that Wang Lijun may be under investigation accused of being involved in some corruption  rackets in Chongqing City. The official line is that Wang Lijun – quote – Chongqing city government announced ‘That “comrade” Wang would no longer be head of the police department.’

Some unconfirmed reports say Wang Lijun may have sought asylum at the US consulate in Chengdu, a city near Chongqing.  – more – The US state department confirmed on Wednesday that Mr Wang had sought and attended a meeting at the consulate.

Wang Lijun rose to fame when spearheading a popular crackdown on crime in the city of Chongqing.

This story will have legs and we expect more developments…

Chongqing Policeman Wang Lijun on ‘Holiday’…

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