Lu Xiangdong

China Mobile's ex-vice president gets life sentence

Lu-XiangdongBeijing, Nov 22 : The former vice president of China Mobile, the country's largest telecom operator, was sentenced to life imprisonment for taking bribes, a court in China's Jilin province confirmed Friday.

Lu Xiangdong, 53, stood trial and received the sentence at the Intermediate People's Court of Jilin city last week, Xinhua reported.

Lu was found guilty of taking bribes totalling more than 25 million yuan (around $4.1 million) from 2003 to 2011 when he used his position to seek profits for others and accepted large amounts of bribes.

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