Le Dake
Vice-Chairman of the Tibet People's Congress
In office
January 2013 – June 25, 2015
Personal details
BornMarch 1960 (age 62)
Dongxiang County, Jiangxi
NationalityChinese
Political partyChinese Communist Party (expelled)
Residence(s)Lhasa, Tibet
Alma materJiangxi University
Central Party School of the Chinese Communist Party

Le Dake (simplified Chinese: 乐大克; traditional Chinese: 樂大克; pinyin: Lè Dàkè; born March 1960) is a former Chinese politician. He served for state security system in 18 years and, between 2013 and 2015, held the post of the Vice-Chairman of the Tibet People's Congress. On June 26, 2015, Le was placed under investigation by the Chinese Communist Party's anti-graft agency. He was the first high-ranking implicated official being examined from Tibet Autonomous Region after the 18th Party Congress in 2012.

Career

Le Dake was born in Dongxiang County, Jiangxi in March 1960. In December 1976, he became the Sent-down youth in Red Star Farm (红星垦殖场). He attended to Jiangxi University in 1983 and graduated in 1986. Le Dake became an officer of the Jiangxi provincial police force from 1980 to 1994, and become an officer in the National Security Department from 1994 to 2004. In 2004, he went to Tibet and became the director of Tibet Regional National Security Department until 2012. In January 2013, Le Dake became the Vice-Chairman of the Tibet People's Congress.[1]

On June 26, 2015, Le Dake was placed under investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection for "serious violations of laws and regulations".[2] He was the first official from Tibet to be placed under investigation following the 18th Party Congress in 2012.[3]

On October 30, 2015, Le was expelled from the Chinese Communist Party. The investigation concluded that Le had "breached political discipline", interfered and obstructed the investigation, was dishonest about his activities; abused his power and accepted bribes; conducted illicit transactions exchanging money for sex and exchanging political favours for sex.[4]

On December 30, 2016, Le was sentenced to 13 years in prison. who had been found guilty of bribery.[5]

References

  1. ^ "西藏"首虎":区人大副主任乐大克被查". ce.cn. June 26, 2015. Archived from the original on June 26, 2015. Retrieved June 26, 2015.
  2. ^ "西藏自治区人大常委会副主任乐大克涉嫌严重违纪违法接受组织调查". Central Commission for Discipline Inspection. June 26, 2015. Retrieved June 26, 2015.
  3. ^ "Former top Tibet security official probed for graft". Reuters. Jun 25, 2015. Retrieved Jun 26, 2015.
  4. ^ "西藏自治区人大常委会原党组成员、副主任乐大克严重违纪被开除党籍和公职". Central Commission for Discipline Inspection. Retrieved October 30, 2015.
  5. ^ "Former top security chief faces prosecution". Shanghai Daily. December 31, 2016. Retrieved December 31, 2016.