Chinese official sacked over extramarital affair

A Chinese Communist Party official has been sacked from his post for an alleged extramarital affair that was exposed online, authorities said today.

Updated: Apr 02, 2013, 20:55 PM IST

Beijing: A Chinese Communist Party official has been sacked from his post for an alleged extramarital affair that was exposed online, authorities said today.

Wu Kaifeng, a member of the Standing Committee of the municipal party committee and secretary-general of Wenzhou in Zhejiang Province, received the punishment for violating party discipline.
A post on China`s Twitter-like Sina Weibo detailing Wu`s extramarital relationship with a woman went viral at the end of March.
The party`s disciplinary watchdog will investigate the case, they said. He is one of several officials who faced such allegations in the recent past.

PTI