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Thursday, October 12, 2017, 19:51
Another Interpol red notice fugitive returns to China
By Xinhua
Thursday, October 12, 2017, 19:51 By Xinhua

One of China's most wanted fugitives, Ren Biao, center, disembarks from a plane under police escort at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, July 29, 2017. In April 2015, Interpol issued a "red notice" listing 100 corruption fugitives wanted by China and Ren was the 92nd fugitive on the list. Another wanted fugitives Kong Guangsheng, who is also on the Interpol list, returned to the Chinese mainland and turned himself in to the police on Oct 12, 2017. (JIN LIWANG / XINHUA)

BEIJING – Kong Guangsheng, one of China's most wanted fugitives, returned to the Chinese mainland and turned himself in to the police Thursday, according to the anti-corruption authority.

Kong, former general manager of Shengli Oilfield Qingdao Petroleum Industrial Company Limited, was suspected of embezzlement and fled to Hong Kong in 2012, according to a statement released by the Communist Party of China Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.

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In April 2015, Interpol issued a “red notice” listing 100 economic fugitives wanted by China. Many of the fugitives are former government staff or employees of state-owned enterprises.

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Kong is the 48th fugitive from the list to return.

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