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Meng Hongwei, the former interpole chief arrested for corruption and bribery

Nabanita Dutta

News Editor

Meng Hongwei, the former interpole chief has been sentenced to more than 13 years of imprisonment and a fine of 223,000 pounds for bribery. Last June, he pleaded guilty for accepting $2.1 million in bribes and he had “truthfully confessed to all his criminal acts”. He disappeared in 2018 during a visit to China from France and was later accused of corruption and bribery. He was also expelled from the Communist party.