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XinJiang, Yining City, Notice on the Crackdown on Violations and Crimes by Underworld Forces

So as to ensure the lawful rights and interests of the broad masses, to preserve social harmony and stability in the city, in accordance with the spirit of the CPC Central Committee and State Council's "Notice on the Special Crackdown on Clearing Away Organized Crime and Eliminating Vice", and on the basis of the "Criminal Law of the People's Republic of China", "Criminal Procedure Law of the People's Republic of China", and relevant provisions, notice on the following matters on strictly combating violations and crimes by underworld forces is given as follows.

I. The City is to to carry out the special crackdown to clear away organized crime and eliminate vice, strictly combating the following 13 types of targets breaking the law or committing crimes involving organized crime and vice:

1. Emphasize combating underworld forces that threaten political security, especially to institutional security and regime security, as well as those penetrating into the political sphere.

2. Gangs and family underworld forces engaging in ethnic separatism, religious extremism, and violent terrorist activities.

3. Underworld forces taking hold of basic-level political power, manipulating and undermining basic-level general elections, monopolizing market resources, or misappropriating collective property;

4. Underworld forces such as group bosses, or team bosses, that play the tyrant, or oppress and harm the common people;

5. Underworld forces stirring up trouble in land acquisition, demolitions, engineering projects, construction and the like.

6. Underworld forces that strong arm projects, maliciously bid, illegally occupy land, or excessively min in industries or fields such as construction, transportation, and mineral resources.

7. Underworld forces such as 'Market Bosses" and "Industry Bosses", that dominate markets, force sales, or accept protection money, in venues such as commercial trade markets, wholesale markets, transportation stations, and tourist destinations.

8. Underworld forces that manipulate or operate illegal and criminal activities such as 'porn, gambling, and drugs'.

Underworld forces in high interest lending or using violence to collect debts.

10. Underworld forces meddling in civil disputes, serving as 'underground law enforcement teams'.

11. Underworld forces that are foreign [non-mainland] organized crime groups entering to develop in and permeate the mainland, as well as those that cross nations and borders.

12. Underworld forces engaging in online telecommunications fraud, pyramid schemes, and other violations and crimes that affect large groups of people;

13. The unlawful and criminal activities of all kinds of cult organization.


II. Any person who carries out an underworld violation or crime, as well as those harboring or abetting underworld criminal organization, must immediately stop all illegal or criminal activities. From the date of this notice's issue through March 1, 2018, those who proactively turn themselves in and truthfully confess their criminal conduct may be given a mitigated or commuted punishment in accordance with law. Those who refuse to turn themselves in during the period provided, and continue to do evil, will be punished harshly in accordance with law. Party members, leaders, and cadres who serve as a 'protective umbrella' for violations and crimes by underworld forces, will be resolutely investigated and dealt with in accordance with law and discipline, regardless of who is involved, they will be fully investigated, with absolutely no tolerance.

III. Family and friends of underworld criminals shall actively urge them to turn themselves in as quickly as possible, and where they heed the urging of their family and friends and go with them to turn themselves in, or where the criminals are brought in to surrender after family and friends actively report the case, it will be viewed as voluntary surrender. The sheltering or harbouring of criminals of underworld forces, or helping to launder money, destroy or fabricate evidence, as well as concealing or hiding criminal proceeds or the yields thereof, will be pursued for criminal responsibility in accordance with law. Criminals of underworld forces who report or uncover the crimes of others after being brought in, where it is found to be true through investigation, as well as those who provide important leads for investigating other cases which are found to be true through investigation, or those who assist judicial organs in catching other criminal suspects, may be given a mitigated or commuted punishment in accordance with law; where the have major meritorious contributions, they may have punishment commuted or waived in accordance with law. Where criminals from underworld forces actively cooperate in investigation, prosecution, or trial efforts, providing major leads that are verified through investigation in areas such as clarifying the organizational structure and the status underworld criminal organizations' organizers and leaders and major crimes committed by the organizations, recovering or confiscating stolen goods, or combating 'protective umbrellas', punishment may lawfully be mitigated, commuted, or waived on the basis of the specific circumstances of the case.

IV. The city's political and legal front should implement the spirit of the 19th Party Congress under the leadership of Party committees at all levels, giving full play to the advantages in comprehensive management of public order, promoting each department's performance of its duties, and concerting efforts to form a joint work force. With an attitude of 'zero tolerance' and resolutely and strictly punishing in accordance with law, we should strike a powerful blow against violations and crimes by underworld forces, investigate and handle a wave of cases involving organized crime and vice that are thoroughly despised by the public, clean up key areas for organized crime and vice, punish a wave of organized crime and vice violators and criminals, and ensure that positive achievements are obtained before and after Chinese new Year, laying a sturdy foundation for the special crackdown on organized crime and vice, and continuing to enhance the people's feelings of gain, happiness, and security.

V. Clearing away organized crime and eliminating vice is a people's war, and must rely on the active participation of the public. Staff and the masses' are welcome to actively report crimes involving organized crime or vice, "team (village) bosses", and other prominent problems; those who play a major role in the rooting out underworld forces' breeding grounds, and uncovering underworld forces "protective umbrellas" are to be given rewards. Political and legal organs will protect informants' personal information and safety in accordance with law.


Division 4, Kokdala City number for reporting organized crime and vice: 96110

Mailing Address: Yining City, Park Street, No. 20 Lane 4, Fourth Division Public Security Bureau "Office of Eliminating Organized Crime "

Postal Code: 835000

Online reporting: "Division Four Micro Policing" Wechat public account

This circular takes effect from the date of publication.

Fourth Division Intermediate People's Court; Fourth Division Branch Procuratorate; Fourth Division Public Security Bureau; Forth Division Justice Bureau




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