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Hong Kong property tycoon and former official jailed for corruption

Hong Kong’s former deputy leader Rafael Hui and property tycoon Thomas Kwok have been jailed after being convicted of corruption.

Hui, 66, was sent to prison on Tuesday for seven and a half years after being found guilty of five graft charges, including misconduct in a public office, making him the highest-ranking official in Hong Kong’s history to be convicted of taking bribes.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/dec/23/hong-kong-tycoon-deputy-leader-jailed-corruption