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Ex-police officer gets 18 years for abuse of power

Updated: 2014-07-09 16:50
By Ma Lie ( chinadaily.com.cn)

A former police officer in Hefei, capital of Anhui province, was sentenced to 18 years in prison for abuse of power, bribery and embezzlement on July 8, people.com reported on Wednesday.

The former policeman, surnamed Zhan, 43, fabricated more than 40 fake household registrations, which were used to help others illegally get more than 20 resettlement houses.

Zhan was arrested on June 28, 2013. In addition to his prison sentence, Zhan's personal property of 140,000 yuan ($22,593) was also confiscated.