Rising political star in China under investigation as Xi tightens grip

(CNN)Chinese President Xi Jinping has actually relocated to more combine his power over the world’s latest superpower, overruling an increasing political star.

The judgment Communist Party’s Central Commission for Discipline Inspection formally revealed on Monday that 53-year-old Sun Zhengcai, previous celebration secretary of the southwestern city Chongqing, was under examination for a “severe discipline infraction “– typically a euphemism for a corruption probe.
Former Guizhou celebration secretary Chen Min’er, a protege of Xi, was revealed as his replacement previously on July 15.