Disappeared Chinese Interpol boss 'admits taking 2m dollars in bribes'

Meng Hongwei, the Chinese head of the France-based international police organisation Interpol who disappeared after travelling to China last September, has admitted accepting more than 2 million dollars in bribes, according to a statement issued by a Chinese court in the north-east city of Tianjin.

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The former Interpol president Meng Hongwei confessed to accepting more than $2 million in bribes and expressed regret for his crime, a Chinese court said on Thursday, reports The Guardian.