Zou Taixin (simplified Chinese: 邹太新; traditional Chinese: 鄒太新; pinyin: Zōu Taìxīn; born November 1966) is a Chinese former politician who spent most of his career in South Central China's Hubei province. He was investigated by the Chinese Communist Party's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection in February 2015.[1] Previously he served as the Communist Party Secretary of Honghu.

Zou Taixin
邹太新
Communist Party Secretary of Honghu
In office
September 2011 – February 2015
Succeeded byDeng Yingjun (邓应军)
Personal details
BornNovember 1966 (age 55)
Tianmen, Hubei, China
Political partyChinese Communist Party (expelled; 1993–2015)

BiographyEdit

Zou was born and raised in Tianmen, Hubei.

He began his political career in June 1988, and joined the Chinese Communist Party in May 1993.

He spent 16 years working in Jingzhou before serving as the Deputy Communist Party Secretary of Shashi District.

In September 2011, he was promoted to Communist Party Secretary of Honghu, he remained in that position until February 2015, when he was placed under investigation by the Communist Party's anti-corruption agency.[2] On August 3, he was expelled from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and dismissed from public office.

In June 2016, he was indicted on suspicion of accepting bribes. On August 11, he pleaded guilty to bribery during his first trial at Jingmen Intermediate People's Court in Hubei province.[3] Prosecutors accused him of taking advantage of his different positions in Hubei between 2002 and 2014 to seek profits for various companies and individuals in individuals and enterprises selection, land acquisition and demolition, real estate development, and financial funds allocation.[3] In return, he accepted money and valuables worth more than 1.6 million yuan.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "荆州市副市长马秋平、恩施州副州长肖作文等被调查". Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (in Chinese). Retrieved 2015-02-02.
  2. ^ "图文:湖北洪湖市市委书记邹太新". MSN (in Chinese). Retrieved 2012-01-09.
  3. ^ a b c 湖北洪湖市原市委书记邹太新荆门受审 当庭认罪. Sohu (in Chinese). 11 August 2016. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
Party political offices
Preceded by
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Communist Party Secretary of Honghu
2011–2015
Succeeded by
Deng Yingjun