China top prosecutor says probing Tianjin Port former chairman for graft

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Posted: Jun 13, 2017 11:11 PM

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The former chairman of Tianjin Port Group Yu Rumin is being investigated over possible graft, China's top prosecutor said in a statement on Wednesday.

Yu is suspected of taking bribes, the prosecutor said without giving further details, adding that the investigation was in progress.

Yu, who was detained by the anti-corruption watchdog on May 21, was chairman of the Tianjin Port until 2013 when he retirement.

(Reporting by Brenda Goh; Editing by Michael Perry)