Thai police stations / Chinese banker convicted / Pakistan ex-PM jailed

NACC told to hasten cop station probes.  The United Lawyers for Rights and Liberty is pressing the Thai National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) to speed up probes into irregularities in 396 police station construction projects worth US$205 mil, saying the anti-graft agency would be held to account if they failed to do so.”

Bangkok Post:


Bank of Inner Mongolia’s Ex-Chairman Convicted on Corruption Charges.  Yang Chenglin, the former chairman of a major joint-stock bank based in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region was handed a suspended death sentence after being convicted of corruption involving over 600 million yuan ($87 million).

Zhu Liangtao, Wu Hongyuran and Liu Jiefei/Caixin Global:


Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif jailed again for corruption.  It is the second time the former prime minister has been sent to prison this year: Sharif and his daughter, Maryam were jailed for a different corruption case in July.

Sophia Saifi/CNN:

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