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Zhan Guoqiao

Zhan Guoqiao
Native name
占国桥
BornDecember 1953 (age 64–65)
Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Allegiance People's Republic of China
Service/branch People's Liberation Army Ground Force
Years of service1960s–2015
RankPLAMjGeneral r.png Major general
Commands heldHead of the Joint Logistics Department of Lanzhou Military Region

Zhan Guoqiao (simplified Chinese: 占国桥; traditional Chinese: 占國橋; pinyin: Zhàn Guóqiáo; born December 1953) is a major general in the People's Liberation Army (PLA). As of December 2014 he was under investigation by the PLA's anti-corruption agency.[1] He was transferred to the military procuratorates in March 2015.[2] In August 2015, he was removed from membership of China's top parliamentary body, the National People's Congress.[3]

Life and career

Born in Xiaoshan District of Hangzhou city, in Zhejiang province, in December 1953, Zhan Guoqiao joined the People's Liberation Army in 1960s during the Cultural Revolution. After graduating from PLA Military Economics Academy, he was assigned to the People's Liberation Army General Logistics Department in 1978.

At the end of 2001, he was transferred to Lanzhou Military Region, he once served as its Political Commissar and Head of the Joint Logistics Department.

In December 2014, he was put under investigation for alleged "serious violations of discipline and laws." In March 2015, his case was handed over to military prosecutors.[4]

References

  1. ^ "China investigates three senior army officers suspected of graft". Yahoo. 2015.
  2. ^ "Three Chinese Senior Army Officers Suspected of Corruption". Yahoo. 2015.
  3. ^ 张继禹、刘福祥、许淑清、银邦克、孙振田等全国人大代表资格终止. District.ce.cn (in Chinese). 2015-08-31.
  4. ^ Fan Xiaozhou (2015-04-27). "PLA Raises Number of Top Officers in Trouble for Graft to 33". Caixin.

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