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China Probes Ex-Vice President of Top Court in Corruption Purge

Shen Deyong

Shen Deyong

Photographer: Teh End Koon/AFP/Getty Images

A former vice president of China’s Supreme People’s Court is being probed, as Communist Party cadres enter a turbulent period ahead of a leadership congress this year. 

Shen Deyong is “suspected of serious violations of discipline and law,” China’s top anti-graft watchdog, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, said Monday in a brief statement, without elaborating.