On December 21, the Intermediate Peoples Court of Baotou City of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region publicly sentenced Yang Chenglin, the former Secretary of the Party Committee and chairman of the Board of Directors of Inner Mongolia Bank Co., Ltd., to accept bribes, embezzle and misappropriate public funds. Yang Chenglin, the defendant, was sentenced to death for bribery, suspended for two years, deprived of political rights for life, confiscated all personal property, and reduced by law at the end of the two-year suspension period of execution of After life imprisonment, life imprisonment shall not be commuted or paroled; the crime of embezzlement shall be sentenced to eleven yearsimprisonment and a fine of RMB 600,000 yuan; the crime of embezzlement shall be sentenced to fifteen years imprisonment, and the death penalty shall be executed with a two-year suspension of execution, deprivation of political rights for life, confiscation of all personal property, and the death penalty shall be commuted to life imprisonment according to law upon the expiration of the two-year suspension of execution of Later, life imprisonment shall not be commuted or paroled. Yang Chenglins criminal income detained in the case shall be recovered according to law, and the insufficient part shall continue to be recovered.
The trial of Baotou Intermediate Peoples Court found that from 2000 to 2013, the defendant Yang Chenglin took advantage of his position as secretary of the Party Committee, chairman, president of Huhhot Commercial Bank Co., Ltd. and secretary and chairman of the Party Committee of Inner Mongolia Bank Co., Ltd. to seek benefits for others, and solicited and illegally collected by Yang Hai, Zhang Ting alone or in partnership with specific relatives. More than 307 million yuan was received from other peoples property; 6.28 million yuan was embezzled in the name of paying for the project and reimbursing conference fees; and 292 million yuan was misappropriated for personal use by associates such as Yang Hai and others for profit-making activities. Among them, Yang Hai participated in bribery of more than 141 million yuan and embezzlement of more than 257 million yuan; Zhang Ting participated in bribery of more than 8 million yuan.
The Intermediate Peoples Court of Baotou held that the defendant Yang Chenglin, as a state functionary, took advantage of his position to solicit and illegally accept other peoples property by himself or in association with the defendants Yang Hai and Zhang Ting, in order to gain benefits for others. The amount of his action was especially huge and constituted the crime of accepting bribes. Yang Chenglin takes advantage of his position to defraud public property. The amount is especially huge. His behavior constitutes a crime of corruption. Yang Chenglin took advantage of his position to embezzle public funds with Yang Hai and others for personal use, and carried out profit-making activities. The circumstances were serious. His behavior constituted the crime of embezzlement of public funds. Yang Chenglin commits several crimes and should be punished in accordance with the law. The facts of the charges made by the public prosecution organs are clear, the evidence is solid and sufficient, and the charges are convicted. Yang Chenglins acceptance of bribes is particularly huge, and some facts are related to bribery extortion. The circumstances of the crime are particularly serious, the social impact is particularly bad, which has caused a particularly heavy loss to the interests of the state and the people. He should be sentenced to death on the basis of his crime. In view of its Revelation of other peoples criminal clues and meritorious performance, voluntary confession of unknown facts of corruption after the case is voluntary surrender, truthful confession of unknown facts of bribery crime, confession and repentance, with statutory and discretionary circumstances of light punishment, the death penalty can not be imposed immediately. At the same time, according to the facts, nature and circumstances of Yang Chenglins bribery crime, it was decided that after his death penalty was commuted to life imprisonment according to law at the end of two yearssuspension of execution, life imprisonment shall not be commuted or paroled.
The Intermediate Peoples Court of Baotou City sentenced Yang Hai, a co-defendant, to 19 yearsimprisonment for bribery and embezzlement of public funds, with a fine of RMB 3 million; Zhang Ting, a co-defendant, to five years imprisonment for bribery and a fine of RMB 700,000.
Source: Qian Mingxiao_NBJ10675, Responsible Editor of Peoples Network-Peoples Daily