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Top Chinese General detained for corruption: Report

A top Chinese military officer has been detained following graft allegations, making him the latest high-ranking officer to be indicted in a sweeping effort to clean up world’s largest army. Investigators took 59 year-old Yang Jinshan, a Lieutenant General leading the Chengdu military area command, to Beijing last week as part of a corruption investigation. His family members and secretary were also detained. Chengdu Command overseas People’s Liberation Army (PLA) operations on the Indian front in Tibet. Yang was apparently being probed for his alleged links to disgraced Communist Party of China leader Bo Xilai, who is serving life sentence for corruption and various other charges of indiscipline.

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