Energy Former China energy administration chief Bekri jailed for life

Former China energy administration chief Bekri jailed for life

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Former head of China’s National Energy Administration Nur Bekri

Former head of China’s National Energy Administration Nur Bekri has been sentenced to life in prison for accepting bribes, China’s Supreme People’s Court said on Monday.

The court said in a statement published on Chinese social media platform Weibo that Bekri confessed his crimes while on trial.

Bekri, once one of the highest-ranking ethnic Uighur officials in China, was accused by the anti-corruption body of receiving bribes and demanding provision of luxury sedans and chauffeur services for his family members.

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