Chinese Sex Scandal: Orgy Pictures of Top Politicians Go Viral on Internet.
More than 100 pictures, depicting three men and two women participating in group sex in a hotel room, were posted on Chinese social media Sina Weibo by an unknown user.
The men were recognised by internet surfers as being the ruling party's leader for the Lujiang district, Wang Minsheng, his deputy, Jiang Dabin, and the party's youth leader at Hefei University, Wang Yu.
Chinese authorities have been implementing a crackdown on pornography. Group sex is a crime in China and carries a maximum five-year jail sentence jail sentence jail n → peine f de prison .
Wang Minsheng and his deputy denied they had taken part in the sex party. The images were Photoshop fabrications by their political enemies to undermine them, they claimed.
Lujiang authorities added to the confusion by denying that the pictured men were local government officials.
The pictures were a "malicious slander", the Lujiang county Lujiang County (simplified Chinese: 庐江县; pinyin: Lújiāng Xiàn) is a county in Anhui under the jurisdiction of Chaohu. Its population is 1,200,000 and its area is 2352 square kilometers. The government of Lujiang County is located at Lucheng Town. committee of the Communist Party of China The Communist Party of China (CPC) (Simplified Chinese: 中国共产党; Traditional Chinese: 中國共產黨 said.
But Wang Yu said he was one of the three men. One of the women in the pictures was his wife, a high school teacher in Hefei, he said.
Chinese authorities have revoked their party membership and Wang Yu has been sacked.
The pictures were taken in a Shangai hotel room five years ago, when Wang Yu and his wife were not yet married, according to according to
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