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Zhang Hongbao Is a Criminal Suspect in China

Recently, some people inside the United States ran newspaper ads calling Zhang Hongbao, now in custody of U.S. authorities for his illegal entry into the United States, a victim of China's persecution. Zhang has been a fugitive for many years. The Chinese law enforcement authorities are going after him not because he was once the leader of Zhong Gong, but because he has committed heinous crimes against Chinese citizens. No amount of spinning can whitewash his criminal past. And no one should suggest that by politicizing Zhang Hongbao's case, Zhang Hongbao should continue to escape justice. As of today, the Embassy will make available some legal documents pertaining to the case in its web site: www.china-embassy.org.  

Findings Report on Zhang Hongbao's Activities by
Beijing Public Security Bureau

July 25, 2000

Zhang Hongbao, male of Han Nationality, was born on January 5, 1954.  From Harbin, Heilongiiang Province by origin, he has his permanent residence registered at 9 Jichang Donglu, Zhendong District, Haikou, Hainan Province. On a gorged ID Card (No.612128530808613), Zhang’s identity is Wang Xingxiang, male of Han nationality born on August 8, 1953.

In October 1990, the Beijing Public Security Bureau received reports by Li (female, native of Chifeng, Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region, born on October10, 1949) accusing Zhang Hongbao of raping her twice on June 16, 1990.  The police started investigation immediately.  As a result, the police discovered not only a lot of evidence pointing at the claimed raping, which proved the validity of the accusation by the victim, but with the investigation going further and deeper, they also found out evidence pointing at other raping cases by Zhang Hongbao.  These include: raping of old-aged Zhang (Female, native of Ya’an, Sichuan Province, born on May 13, 1935) by coercive means in November 1990; raping of minor Liao (female, native of Liupanshui, Guizhou province, born on April 26, 1974) by using knock-out incense on January 5, 1991; and raping of disabled Zhang (Female, native of Suining, Sichuan province, born on May 31, 1974) in disguise of treating her disease. In these cases, Zhang Hongbao is suspected of having breached Article 236 of the Criminal Law of the People’s Republic of China for his grave violation of the human rights of the victims and of having committed the crime of raping.  With the approval of the First Division of the Beijing People’s Procuratorate, the Beijing Public Security Bureau issued a warrant of arrest of Zhang Hongbao on June 7, 2000.

The criminal investigators found that in order to escape from the legal responsibility, Zhang Hongbao settled in Pucheng County of China’s Shaanxi Province in April 1993 on a forged identity and acquired an ID with an assumed name of Wang Xingxiang through deceptions (ID Card No. 612128530808613).  In December of the same year, he moved his domicile to Foshan, Guangdong Province and acquired a Chinese passport (No. 0719701) with that forged identity.  He exited China from Baiyun Airport of Guangzhou on June17, 1994.  With the above-mentioned activities, Zhang Hongbao has gravely violated the relevant provisions of Articles 280 and 322 of the Criminal Law of the People’s Republic of China and is suspected of committing the crime of illegal crossing of border (boundary) and the crime of document forgery.  With the approval of the People’s Procuratorate of Pucheng County, Shaanxi Province, the Public Security Bureau of Pucheng County issued a warrant of arrest of Zhang Hongbao on July 25, 2000 (Pu Gong No. C 2000 101).

Zhang Hongbao is currently detained in Guam after his illegal entry into the United States.

July 25, 2000
Beijing Public Security Bureau


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