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Remorse in court

Zhang Yue, a former legal affairs chief in north China’s Hebei Province, pictured yesterday during a court hearing in Changzhou in east China’s Jiangsu Province. Prosecutors had accused Zhang of taking advantage of his various positions to seek benefits for others and of accepting money and assets worth more than 157 million yuan (US$23 million) between 2008 and 2016. Zhang pleaded guilty to the charges and expressed remorse. A verdict will be announced at a later date. — Xinhua

Zhang Yue, a former legal affairs chief in north China’s Hebei Province, pictured yesterday during a court hearing in Changzhou in east China’s Jiangsu Province. Prosecutors had accused Zhang of taking advantage of his various positions to seek benefits for others and of accepting money and assets worth more than 157 million yuan (US$23 million) between 2008 and 2016. Zhang pleaded guilty to the charges and expressed remorse. A verdict will be announced at a later date. — Xinhua

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