China ejects spy chief from group of advisers: Xinhua

February 25, 2015 11:43 AM

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China ejects spy chief from group of advisers: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has dropped one of its espionage chiefs from a high-profile panel of advisers, official news agency Xinhua said on Wednesday, after the ruling Communist Party announced he was being investigated for corruption.

Ma Jian, a vice minister at the Ministry of State Security, is the most senior security official facing investigation since former domestic security czar Zhou Yongkang was ensnared in a graft scandal last July.

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