• April 17, 2024

Former STMA Head Under Investigation

 Former STMA Head Under Investigation
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Former head of China’s State Tobacco Monopoly Administration (STMA) Ling Chengxing is under disciplinary review and supervisory investigation, reports China Daily.

Ling is being investigated on suspicion of violating Communist Party disciplines and China’s laws, according to the Communist Party of China Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Supervisory Commission.

Ling was head of the STMA from May 2013 to July 2018.

The STMA is on the list for the 20th CPC Central Committee’s second round of inspection, which began Oct. 10, and the eighth inspection team of this round recently began its work at the administration.