Local official expelled from CPC, government job for having extra kids

An official in charge of construction in a district of Yulin, a city in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, has been stripped of his membership with the Communist Party of China (CPC) for having too many kids.

Qin Huaiwen, director of construction bureau of Yuyang, a district of Yulin, was also expelled from the government job on March 20 because an earlier investigation found he had three daughters with his wife, and a son and a daughter by his 31-year-old mistress, who was almost two decades younger than Qin, confirmed Gao Buqiang, a senior official of Yulin City Commission for Discipline Inspection of CPC.

The decision to expel Qin from CPC was made by the commission last December based on the problems in connection with Qin, including adultery and having too many kids.

Qin had been the government leader of Qingquan Township when his mistress, who was only identified as by her surname as Ma, was given a job at the township government upon graduation from a secondary technical school.

Qin's problems were exposed after Ma complained about a lack of child support, according to a local media, the Huashang Daily.

Qin at first denied the children were his, but a DNA test showed they were, the Huashang Daily said.

China, the world's most populous country, has been implementing a strict family planning policy since late 1970s, which limits urban couples to one child and rural families to two to contain its population growth.

Source: Xinhua

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