Posted by: Rolf | November 11, 2003

Official’s death at golf course raises graft issue

A foursome is a pretty common sight on a golf course but the presence of a fifth person, a Party official in Hunan Province, has raised questions relating to corruption.

On November 1, the Party secretary of Changsha County was killed in an accident while driving a golf cart. While all agreed that it was tragic, many niggling queries were raised – and would not go away by bland official responses.

What was Li Zhen’e doing on a golf course?

In China, it is a game for the very wealthy. A public servant, with his meager salary, cannot afford to pay out of his pocket. So, who was footing the bill?

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See you at the first tee…

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