Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei handed 13.5 year jail sentence

Former Interpol's president Meng Hongwei has been sentenced to 13.5 years in prison, a local court ruled on Tuesday, APA reports citing Sputnik.

Meng was forced to abandon his position as Interpol's president in 2018 after being arrested on charges of corruption and the misuse of authority for personal gain during his time as Chinese vice minister of public security.