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Chinese 'most-wanted' fugitive returns seven years after fleeing to Canada

Chinese most-wanted fugitive returns seven years after fleeing to Canada
BEIJING: One of China's "most-wanted" overseas fugitives, a manager in a real estate company sought on charges of corruption and bribery, turned himself in on Tuesday after fleeing to Canada seven years ago, the anti-graft agency said. He Jian, a manager in the northern province of Hebei who had fled in September 2010, becomes the 49th on a list of 100 most-wanted individuals to return, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said on its website. Reuters could not immediately reach He, his family, or a legal representative to seek comment. He's assets were frozen after he fled and Interpol issued a "red notice" for his provisional arrest, but it did not make clear where He lived after his flight to Canada, nor from which country he had returned. The widely-publicised "Fox Hunt" and "Sky Net" operations to repatriate overseas fugitives suspected of corruption.
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