The sixth issue of "Yanhuang Chunqiu" magazine published in June 2008 broke the news. In an article commemorating the fifth anniversary of the death of Li Shenzhi, the magazine disclosed the truth that former Vice Premier Ji Pengfei tried to commit suicide to save his son from death. The author Liu Zhiqin wrote. Arrived: In 6, Ji Pengfei’s son betrayed national interests and accepted more than 1999 million bribes. He was sentenced to death in the incident. Ji came forward and asked for his own merits to reduce his son’s guilt. He committed suicide after being rejected. It is reported that this is the first time that the mainland official media has publicly admitted that Ji Pengfei committed suicide. Ji Pengfei served successively as Vice Premier of the State Council, State Councilor, Director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, Vice Chairman of the National People's Congress, and Member of the Standing Committee of the Central Advisory Committee. The benefits of the Standing Committee of the Central Advisory Committee are equivalent to those of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee.

Ji Pengfei’s only son, Ji Shengde, was a senior military general. At the time of the case, he was the Minister of the Second Department of the General Staff and Lieutenant General. He was arrested for involvement in the Lai Changxing smuggling case and selling military intelligence for more than 2000 million profits. He can be sentenced to death with a suspended execution under the Criminal Law. . When his father, Ji Pengfei, learned of this, he thought that a suspended death sentence meant death was inevitable, so he pleaded with him. When he could not get a clear reply, he swallowed more than 2 sleeping pills with red wine after writing his will in the study on February 8, 2. , Fell asleep. After the staff found out, they immediately sent Ji to the military hospital for rescue. After Ji Pengfei was sent to the hospital, he was in clinical death, but the hospital still used vital equipment and medicine to maintain the weak heartbeat, in order to wait for the central government's instructions on how to declare his death, and take measures to extend his life. By noon on February 10, the life instrument was also helpless. The Xinhua News Agency issued an obituary: Ji Pengfei died in Beijing at the age of XNUMX.

After Ji Pengfei’s death, under the running of his widow Xu Hanbing, Ji Shengde made an exception to attend his father’s memorial service and shook hands with the national leader Hu Jintao who was present. The CCTV news broadcast reported that Ji Shengde was finally sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve. Yu Yi died). Since then, overseas media in Hong Kong and other places disclosed the behind-the-scenes news of Ji Pengfei’s suicide: In late October 2001 after Ji Pengfei’s death, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, the State Council, and the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection issued a notice of supplementary opinions on Ji Pengfei’s political and organizational conclusions. Party committees (groups) at the first, ministry, and military levels, with the following contents:

Ji Pengfei made illegal and unreasonable requests to the organization regarding the problem of his son Ji Shengde. After being rejected, he did and said some serious wrong things and remarks: he used extremely wrong behavior to worsen the original illness And death; Ji Pengfei has made great contributions to the party's cause, national diplomacy, Hong Kong and Macao work throughout his life. After discussing and listening to many opinions, it was decided to maintain the conclusion of Ji Pengfei's eulogy; however, it is suggested that no public studies or memorials will be held for Ji Pengfei's activities during his lifetime.

The announcement stated that Ji Pengfei “did an extremely wrong behavior to worsen the original illness and died”, which implicitly implies that Ji Pengfei committed suicide. This is the second suicide of a senior leader in the Chinese system after Gao Gang.

(The article comes from the Internet)