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China probes former senior aide to Hu Jintao over graft

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 05:50
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After his son died in a Ferrari crash, Ling was dropped from his post as head of the party's General Office of the Central Committee

Beijing

CHINA'S ruling Communist Party announced a corruption investigation into a one-time senior aide to former president Hu Jintao on Monday, as President Xi Jinping opens another front in his sweeping battle against deep-rooted graft.

In a terse and brief statement on its