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Niu Zhizhong

Niu Zhizhong
Native name牛志忠
BornMarch 1955 (age 63)
Leting County, Tangshan, Hebei, China
Allegiance People's Republic of China
Service/branchPeople's Armed Police
Years of serviceDecember 1970-October 2016
RankPLALtGeneral r.png Lieutenant general
Commands heldDeputy Commander of the People's Armed Police

Niu Zhizhong (Chinese: 牛志忠; pinyin: Niǘ Zhìzhōng; born March 1955) a former officer in the People's Armed Police of China.[1][2][3][4] At the height of his career, he served as deputy commander of the People's Armed Police. He was an alternate member of the 18th CPC Central Committee. He was expelled from the Communist Party in 2016.[5]

Biography

Niu was born in Laoting County, Hebei in March 1955. He joined the People's Liberation Army in December 1970. He worked in the 38th Army for a long time. In 1996, he was transferred to the People's Armed Police. He then continued working in the People's Armed Police, holding positions as division commander of the 4th Division, chief commander of Tibet Armed Police Corps, and chief commander of Guangdong Armed Police Corps. In 2007 he became deputy chief of staff of the People's Armed Police, rising to chief of staff in 2009. In 2015 he was promoted to deputy commander of the People's Armed Police.[6]

Niu became an alternate member of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China in 2012. On October 27, 2016, Niu was expelled from the Communist Party of China at the 6th Plenary Session of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.[7]

References

  1. ^ "CPC Central Committee with Xi as "core" leads China to centenary goals". Xinhuanet. 2016-10-28.
  2. ^ "Two senior Chinese officers expelled from Communist Party". CBN. 2016-10-28.
  3. ^ Yasir Habib Khan (2017-09-19). "China cleansing corruption at all levels". China Plus.
  4. ^ "Chine : Xi Jinping renforce encore son emprise sur le parti communiste". asialyst.com (in French). 2016-10-28.
  5. ^ 中国共产党第十八届中央委员会候补委员名单. people (in Chinese). 2012-11-14.
  6. ^ 武警部队参谋长政治部主任易人:原参谋长牛志忠转任副司令员. thepaper (in Chinese). 2015-07-10.
  7. ^ 武警原副司令牛志忠被开除党籍 落马系首次披露. Sohu (in Chinese). 2016-10-28.

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