Military authorities have announced that 14 People's Liberation Army officials at or above the rank of major general have been taken away for investigation for disciplinary violation and breaking the law.
One of those under investigation is Major General Guo Zhenggang, deputy political commissar of Zhejiang military Zone. He was transferred to the military justice system in January this year. Another is Zhu Heping, who was in charge of the joint logistics department of Chengdu Military Zone. Some of the major generals being investigated were only promoted late last year or earlier this year.