Du Hu
Mayor of Pengzhou
In office
June 2010 – October 2014
Preceded byHan Yi
Succeeded byDong Li
Personal details
BornJanuary 1975 (age 47)
Pujiang County, Sichuan, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Alma materCentral Party School of the Communist Party of China

Du Hu (simplified Chinese: 杜浒; traditional Chinese: 杜滸; pinyin: Dù Hǔ; born January 1975) is a former Chinese politician who spent most of his career in Southwest China's Sichuan province. As of October 2014 he was under investigation by the Communist Party of China's anti-corruption agency. Previously he served as the Deputy Communist Party Secretary and Mayor of Pengzhou.[1]

Chinese media reported that Du had close relations with two politicians: Li Chuncheng and Gao Zhijian (Chinese: 高志坚).[2]

Life and career

Du was born and raised in Pujiang County, Sichuan. In September 1993, he enrolled in Sichuan Finance School and graduated in July 1995. After graduation, he was assigned to Industrial and Commercial Bureau of Dayi County.

In March 2008 he was promoted to become the vice-mayor of Qionglai, a position he held until March 2009, when he was transferred to Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, and appointed the Chengdu Municipal Party Committee Secretary and Party Branch Secretary of Communist Youth League.

In June 2010, he was transferred again to Pengzhou and appointed the Deputy Communist Party Secretary, Party Branch Secretary, vice-mayor and acting mayor.[3]


On October 30, 2014, state media announced that he was placed under investigation by the Communist Party's anti-corruption agency.[4] He was sentenced to 10 years in prison on taking bribes worth 5.79 million yuan ($895,134).[5]


  1. ^ "Pengzhou checked Mayor: 35 -year-old political party in power has been reputed in Sichuan (Figure)". 163.COM. October 30, 2014.
  2. ^ "川报观察:彭州最年轻市长杜浒低调陨落记". Sichuan Online (in Chinese). 2014-10-31.
  3. ^ "China business opportunity". qt.com.
  4. ^ "彭州原市长杜浒涉嫌受贿罪被逮捕". 163.COM (in Chinese). 2015-02-04.
  5. ^ “75后”市长杜浒获刑:住别墅收豪车. Sohu (in Chinese). 5 May 2018. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
Government offices Preceded byHan Yi Mayor of Pengzhou 2010–2014 Succeeded byDong Li