BEIJING, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Hu Yifeng, former president of the Higher People's Court of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and secretary of the court's leading Party members group, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) for severe violations of Party disciplines and laws.
The CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Commission of Supervision made the announcement in a statement Friday.
An investigation by the country's top anti-graft agency found that Hu accepted gifts of money against the rules, violated regulations on the selection and appointment of officials, interfered in judicial activities, and traded power for money.
Hu took advantage of his positions to help others seek gains in case handling and project contracting and accepted a huge amount of money and valuables in return.
The statement said Hu severely broke Party's political and organizational discipline and discipline regarding integrity and life.
Hu committed duty-related malfeasance and was suspected of bribery crimes, it added.
Those of Hu's matters that involve suspected crimes will be transferred to the procuratorate for further investigation and prosecution. ■