Chinese President Xi Jinping with the ten newly promoted generals at
Friday's ceremony, a day after the announcement of former army chiefGen. Guo Boxiong to face prosecution for graft allegation. Photo: Xinhua
On the other hand, once-powerful Chinese general Guo Boxiang was expelled from the Communist Party on corruption charges. Guo was vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission. He would be facing prosecution under the Chinese legal system whose outcome is pre-decided by the President. President Xi Jinping is also chairman of the Central Military Commission. An investigation into Guo's alleged corruption was launched by Xi's top officials in April this year.
|Never make your boss angry, at least not if he happens to be Xi Jinping. |
Once-powerful Chinese general Guo Boxiang
now knows what happens if you make your boss angry.