140. RAO WENWEI (released)

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Rao WenhuiPen name                 Mao.2W

Sex                                Male

Birth date                1967-01-13

Birth place              Shizhu County, Chongqing City

Resident place         No. 87-1-3-10-2, Shuanghu Road, Yubei District, Chongqing City

Education               Sichuan University (Bachelor of Law), graduate student of Economics in Chongqing National College of Administration

Profession               Writer and former official of the Politics and Law Committee of Wushan County, Chongqing City (ICPC honorary member)

Date of arrest          2008-07-09 (under residential surveillance), 2008-07-16 (detained), 2008-08-12 (arrested)

Organ of arrest       Security Bureau of Chongqing City

Cause of arrest       Writing and publishing articles on internet

Charge                        Inciting Subversion of the state power, crime of accepting bribes

Date of sentence     2008-11-18, 2009-01-26 (appeal)

Organ of sentence   No. 1 Intermediate People’s Court of Chongqing City,

High People’s Court of Chongqing City (appeal)

Sentence                    12 years imprisonment and 3 years deprivation of political rights

Defender                    Lawyer HE Hongliang and GUO Tao

Place of jail               Yuzhou Prison, Chongqing City

Situation in jail      OK

Date of release        2016-03-08 (reduced by 4 years and 4 months)

Family contact        RAO Jingjiang (father)

Donation to

Case adopted by     ICPC

Current Status         Released on 2016-03-08 due to the sentence reduction of 4 years and 4 months (3 times).