Chen Gang, former member of the Party Group, member of the Secretariat and member of the standing Committee of the China Association for Science and Technology, opened the first instance of the bribery case.
Nanjing, 7 Nov (Xinhua) on 7 November 2019, the Nanjing Intermediate people's Court of Jiangsu Province held a public hearing on the bribery case of Chen Gang, former member of the party leading group, member of the Secretariat, and member of the standing Committee of the China Association for Science and Technology. The Nanjing Municipal people's Procuratorate of Jiangsu Province sent officials to appear in court to support the public prosecution, and the defendant Chen Gang and his defenders appeared in court to participate in the proceedings.
The Nanjing people's Procuratorate accused Chen Gang of taking advantage of his position as director of the Beijing Municipal Planning Commission, vice mayor of the Beijing Municipal people's Government, and member of the standing Committee of the Beijing Municipal CPC Committee from 2003 to 2018. And the convenient conditions for the formation of the functions and powers and status of the Deputy Director of the Office of the South-to-North Water diversion Project Construction Committee of the State Council, the Secretariat of the China Association of Science and Technology, and the standing Committee, To provide assistance to relevant enterprises in matters such as change in the nature of construction project land, adjustment of planning indicators, project examination and approval, and illegal acceptance of property directly or through others, totaling RMB 128.877328 million yuan.
During the trial, the public prosecution organ presented the relevant evidence, Chen Gang and his defenders cross-examined, the prosecution and defense fully expressed their views, Chen Gang also made a final statement, and pleaded guilty and repented in court.
More than 50 deputies to the National people's Congress, members of the Chinese people's political Consultative Conference, journalists and people from all walks of life attended the hearing at the national, provincial, municipal and district levels.
Finally, the court adjourned the court and handed down the sentence.