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Zhou Liangen

Zhou Liange
周连根
Vice-Mayor of Kaifeng
In office
March 2014 – October 2014
Director and CPC Party Chief of Kaifeng Municipal Public Security Bureau
In office
March 2014 – October 2014
Vice-Mayor of Hebi
In office
August 2012 – March 2014
CPC Party Chief of Hebi Municipal Public Security
In office
August 2012 – March 2014
Personal details
BornNovember 1965 (age 52–53)
Xichuan County, Henan
NationalityChinese
Political partyCommunist Party of China
ResidenceKaifeng, Henan
Alma materZhengzhou University
OccupationPolitician
Zhou Liangen
Traditional Chinese周連根
Simplified Chinese周连根

Zhou Liangen (born November 1965) is a Chinese politician from Henan province. He was investigated by the Communist Party of China's anti-graft agency in November 2014. For several months in 2014, Zhou served as the Vice-Mayor of Kaifeng, and concurrently the head of the Kaifeng Municipal Public Security Bureau, essentially the city's police chief.[1]

Zhou had close relations with Qin Yuhai, the former Vice-Governor of Henan who also fell in a corruption probe.[2][3]

Life and career

Zhou was born and raised in Xichuan County, Henan. He entered Zhengzhou University in September 1983, majoring in political law, where he graduated in July 1987. After college, he worked there.

Zhou joined the Communist Party of China in June 1987, and began his political career in July 1987.

He served in various posts in Education Section of Political Department of Henan Provincial Public Security, before serving as deputy director of Shangqiu Municipal Public Security Bureau.

From 2003 to 2012, he spent 9 years serving in various political roles in Henan Provincial Public Security.

In August 2012, he was appointed the Vice-Mayor of Hebi and CPC Party Chief of Hebi Municipal Public Security Bureau, he remained in that positions until March 2014, when he was transferred to Kaifeng and appointed the Vice-Mayor, he concurrently served as Director and CPC Party Chief of Kaifeng Municipal Public Security Bureau.

In October 2014, he was being investigated by the Party's internal disciplinary body for "serious violations of laws and regulations".

References

  1. ^ 开封市副市长、公安局长周连根被带走调查. Xinhua News (in Chinese). 2014.
  2. ^ 河南开封副市长周连根被查 系被秦玉海一手提拔. 163.com (in Chinese). 2014.
  3. ^ 河南开封副市长周连根被调查 系秦玉海一手提拔. Sina (in Chinese). 2014.