Today (December 11), the Beijing Court Trial Information Network announced the judgment of Dong Guohua, former director of the Organizational and Propaganda Department of the Beijing Municipal Cultural Bureau in the case of corruption and bribery. Reporters from the Beijing News learned that Dong Guohua was found to have embezzled more than 5.27 million yuan, bribed more than 420,000 yuan, and was sentenced to 13 years and 6 monthsimprisonment for committing the crime of embezzlement and bribery.
Born in 1954, Dong Guohua was the former director of the Organization and Propaganda Department of the Beijing Municipal Cultural Bureau. He was the director of the Office Affairs Management Service Center of the Beijing Municipal Cultural Bureau and the director of the Beijing Municipal Cultural Facilities Construction Management Center. Gao Mou, born in 1960, was the deputy director of the Academic Affairs Management Center of Northern Kunqu Opera Theatre. He was a member of the Engineering Department of Beijing Cultural Facilities Construction Management Center. Jiao Mou, born in 1957, was the legal representative of Beijing Wenhua Huatai Cultural Development Co., Ltd.
The court found that in 2005, Dong Guohua, the defendant, took advantage of his position as director of Beijing Cultural Facilities Construction Management Center to defraud the unit of more than 840,000 yuan in the name of paying maintenance fees for dormitory buildings for personal purchase of houses in Xihao Yijing District of Xiaoma Factory in Xicheng District of Beijing, and then opened them in a false way. From 2006 to 2007, the defendant Dong Guohua, together with the defendant Gao Mou and the defendant Jiao Mou, signed a false agreement to collect more than 2.24 million yuan of public funds from the unit four times in the name of paying property fees, heating fees and site takeover fees, and transferred the above money to three defendants for prosecution. The account of Beijing Wenhua Huatai Cultural Development Co., Ltd. was set up. After that, part of the money was used to pay heating fee, property fee and security fee. The remaining 1.59 million yuan was illegally occupied by three defendants and so on. It is understood that the defendant Dong Guohua alone or in partnership with the defendant Gao Mou and Jiao Mou embezzled more than 5.27 million yuan, bribed a total of 420,000 yuan, the defendant Gao Mou and Jiao Mou participated in embezzlement of more than 1.59 million yuan, Jiao Mou bribed Dong Guohua 300,000 yuan.
On June 20, 2016, the defendant Dong Guohua was arrested and brought to justice. On December 27, the defendants Gao Mou and Jiao Mou were arrested and brought to justice. After the incident, part of the embezzlement and bribery money has been recovered.
In the first instance of Beijing First Intermediate Court, the defendant Dong Guohua was sentenced to 11 yearsimprisonment for corruption and a fine of 500,000 yuan. For bribery, he was sentenced to three years and six months imprisonment and a fine of 200,000 yuan. He decided to carry out 13 years and six monthsimprisonment and a fine of 700,000 yuan. The defendant Gao Mou was convicted of corruption, sentenced to four yearsimprisonment and a fine of 300,000 yuan. The defendant Jiao Mou was sentenced to two yearsimprisonment for corruption and a fine of 200,000 yuan. The defendant was sentenced to one years imprisonment for bribery. He decided to execute a fixed-term imprisonment of two years, six months, three years probation and a fine of 200,000 yuan.
After the first instance was pronounced, Dong Guohua and Gaomou appealed.
After the second instance, the Beijing High Court rejected the appeal and maintained Dong Guohuas first instance judgment. At the same time, in view of Gaomous telephone summons to the case, truthful confession of his crime, voluntary surrender, accomplice in the crime of corruption, sincere repentance, active return of stolen goods and payment of fines, in line with the legal provisions of lenient treatment for confession of guilt and admission of punishment, and light punishment according to law, Gaomous first instance was cancelled by the Beijing High Court. The sentence was changed to Gao Mous crime of corruption, sentenced to three yearsimprisonment, three years probation and a fine of 300,000 yuan.
Source: Wang Zheng_N7526, responsible editor of Beijing News