Li Yilong
李亿龙
Communist Party Secretary of Hengyang
In office
March 2013 – March 2016
Preceded byZhang Wenxiong
Succeeded byZhou Nong
Communist Party Secretary of Huaihua
In office
March 2008 – March 2013
Preceded byLiu Lianyu
Succeeded byZhang Ziyin
Mayor of Huaihua
In office
January 2007 – June 2008
Preceded byChen Zhiqiang
Succeeded byYi Pengfei
Communist Party Secretary of Liuyang
In office
September 2002 – April 2006
Preceded byYuan Guanqing
Succeeded byYi Jialiang
Personal details
BornJune 1956 (age 65)
Wangcheng County, Hunan, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China (1986–2016; expelled)
Alma materZhongnan University of Economics and Law
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese亿

Li Yilong (Chinese: 李亿龙; born June 1956) is a former Chinese politician who spent his entire career in central China's Hunan province.[1] He was investigated by the Communist Party of China's anti-graft agency in April 2016. Previously he served as the deputy director of Hunan Provincial Rural Work Leading Group.

Li Yilong is nicknamed "Mayor of Constructing Cities" (造城市长) for vigorously develop urban construction during his term in office.[2]

Career

Born in Wangcheng County of Changsha, Hunan in June 1956, Li Yilong graduated from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law in 1988. He was a sent-down youth during the Down to the Countryside Movement.

He served in various posts in Changsha People's Government before serving as Communist Party Secretary of Liuyang, a county-level city under the jurisdiction of Changsha, in 2002. He was mayor of Huaihua from January 2007 to June 2008, and Communist Party Secretary, the top political position in the city, from March 2008 to March 2013. Then he was transferred to Hengyang and appointed the Communist Party Secretary there.[3][4] In March 2016, he was named deputy director of Hunan Provincial Rural Work Leading Group, but having held the position for only one month, while he was placed under investigation by the Communist Party's anti-corruption agency.

Downfall

On September 23, 2016, he was detained by the Hunan Provincial People's Procuratorate. On November 23, he was expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and dismissed from public office.[5]

On August 11, 2017, he was indicted on suspicion of accepting bribes, corruption, abusing his powers, and holding a huge amount of property with unidentified sources.

On January 15, 2018, he was sentenced to 18 years for accepting bribes, holding a huge amount of property from an unidentified source and abusing his power by the Loudi Intermediate People's Court.[6] His wife Yang Lan was sentenced to 3 years for accepting bribes.[6][7]

Personal life

Li married Yang Lan (杨岚; born 12 April 1968), who served as a section member in Changsha Municipal Government before detaining by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI).[6]

References

  1. ^ 湖南衡阳原书记李亿龙被查 被纪委带走时曾反抗. Sohu (in Chinese). 2016-04-08.
  2. ^ 湖南衡阳贿选案后李亿龙被任命市委书记 现被查. 163.COM (in Chinese). 2016-04-08.
  3. ^ "Li Yilong, New Secretary of Municipal Party Committee". 2013-04-14.
  4. ^ 周农任衡阳市委书记 (in Chinese). 2016-04-01.
  5. ^ Yang Jieni (杨杰妮) (24 November 2016). 李亿龙、覃晓光被“双开”. xxcb.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved 22 February 2021.
  6. ^ a b c 除了“严书记夫人” 这位霸蛮书记的妻子也坑夫. ifeng (in Chinese). 2018-06-16.
  7. ^ 衡阳三任书记落马:“救火书记”李亿龙被指生活糜烂. qq.com (in Chinese). 2016-12-16.
Government offices Preceded byHu Jin'an Magistrate of Furong District 1998–2000 Succeeded byShi Changsong Preceded byChen Zhiqiang (陈志强) Mayor of Huaihua 2007–2008 Succeeded byYi Pengfei (易鹏飞) Party political offices Preceded byDong Xuesheng Communist Party Secretary of Furong District 2000–2002 Succeeded byZhang Yinglong Preceded byYuan Guanqing (袁观清) Communist Party Secretary of Liuyang 2002–2006 Succeeded byYi Jialiang (易佳良) Preceded byLiu Lianyu (刘莲玉) Communist Party Secretary of Huaihua 2008–2013 Succeeded byZhang Ziyin (张自银) Preceded byZhang Wenxiong (张文雄) Communist Party Secretary of Hengyang 2013–2016 Succeeded byZhou Nong (周农)