Top Chinese spymaster probed for corruption, AsiaOne Asia News

January 16, 2015 5:35 AM

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BEIJING - China's ruling Communist party has put the deputy chief of the country's top intelligence agency under investigation, it said Friday, the latest high-ranking figure probed in a much-publicised corruption crackdown.

Ma Jian, a deputy head of China's ministry of state security, is suspected of "serious disciplinary violation" - generally a euphemism for graft - the party's internal watchdog said on its website.

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