Sex video official sentenced to jail in China

Beijing, June 28 (IANS) A former official embroiled in a sex video scandal was sentenced to 13 years in jail for bribery Friday in southwest China’s Chongqing city.

Lei Zhengfu, former secretary of Chongqing’s Beibei District Committee of the Communist Party of China, was also fined 300,000 yuan ($48,550), according to a Chongqing No.1 Intermediate People’s Court ruling.

Lei said he would consider whether or not to appeal after the trial, reported Xinhua.

The 55-year-old was found to have appeared in a sex video that was posted online in November.

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