The former head of Interpol has received 13.5 years in prison for bribery

the people’s court of the Chinese city of Tian-Jin was sentenced to 13.5 years of imprisonment the former head of Interpol, former Deputy Minister of public security of China Meng Humvee. Also he will have to pay a fine of 2 million yuan.

Earlier, he pleaded guilty to accepting bribes, the total sum of which amounted to about $ 2 million. As reported by Chinese media, the defendant has expressed a desire to appeal the verdict and did not appeal.

in the Fall of 2018, the President of Interpol, travelled from France to China and disappeared. About his disappearance to the police informed the wife that lives together with children in Lyon. The French authorities began the investigation into the disappearance Humvee, RIA Novosti reported.

later, However, the Chinese authorities stated that he was taken into custody on suspicion of violating the law. Hongwei sent from China to Lyon a petition for resignation, the investigation into his disappearance was closed.

After the conducted anti-corruption investigation Hovea man was expelled from the Communist party and removed from all government posts.