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Fu Yi (general)

Fu Yi
Native name傅怡
BornNovember 1953 (age 64–65)
Nanjing, Jiangsu
AllegiancePeople's Republic of China
Service/branchPeople's Liberation Army
Years of serviceMarch 1969 – November 2013
RankPLAMjGeneral r.png Major General (Shao Jiang)
Unit1st Group Army
12th Army
North Sea Fleet
Commands heldCommander of Zhejiang Military Command

Fu Yi (Chinese: 傅怡; pinyin: Fù Yí; born November 1953) is a major general in the People's Liberation Army of China. He was detained by Chinese military authorities in January 2015, suspected of corruption.[1]

Chinese media reported that he had close relations with Guo Zhenggang, the son of Guo Boxiong, a retired former vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission, China's top military body.[1][2][3]

Biography

Fu was born and raised in Nanjing, Jiangsu, with his ancestral home in Jiang County, Shanxi.[4]

He joined the Communist Party of China in August 1971 and joined the People's Liberation Army in March 1969. Fu started his military career in 1980 in Nanjing Military Region.[5]

He served as Chief of staff of the 1st Group Army, Deputy Commander of Lüshun Base of the North Sea Fleet, and Deputy Army Commander of the 12th Army before serving as Commander of Zhejiang Military Command.[5]

Fu retired in November 2013. In March 2015, Chinese media reported that Fu was detained for investigation by military prosecution authorities.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ a b c Wang Heyan and Xue Jiancong (March 2015). "Ex-General Who Served in Zhejiang 'Is Target of Inquiry'". Caixin.
  2. ^ a b Wang Xiaodong (2015-03-18). "Retired Zhejiang commander probed". Chinadaily.
  3. ^ "浙江省军区原司令员傅怡少将被查 2013年已退休" (in Chinese). Tencent. Retrieved 2015-03-17.
  4. ^ "退休的浙江省军区原司令员傅怡少将被查". China.com (in Chinese). Retrieved 2015-03-17.
  5. ^ a b "傅怡个人简历". China.com (in Chinese). Retrieved 2015-03-17.