May 28, 2007

Corrupt Politician? Handle it like the Chinese!

BEIJING - China's top drug regulator was sentenced to death on charges of corruption and negligence, state media said Tuesday, the latest development stemming from growing alarm over the country's poor food-safety record.

Zheng Xiaoyu was convicted and sentenced "on charges of taking bribes and dereliction of duty" at the Beijing Municipal No. 1 Intermediate People's Court, the Xinhua News Agency said in a brief dispatch. No other details were given.

Zheng was fired in 2005 on charges he took up to US$780,000 in bribes to approve medicine that had not been tested to ensure its safety.

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This would perhaps curb those nasty politicians who think graft is part of the perks of the job no? Even if he is only a sure would put a different slant on political corruption and how to deal with it.

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