Amid Rumours Of His House Arrest, Here Is Timeline Of Assassination & Coup Threats Faced By Xi Jinping

There are rumours of Chinese President Xi Jinping has been put under house arrest by the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). Yet there is no confirmation of this from Chinese media, the news is out on social media. Now let us have a look at the timeline of threats to Xi Jinping, from assassination attempts to efforts to unseat the Chinese premier.

There As per a 2017 report, Xi Jinping has survived six assassinations. These attempts were made at six different locations when Xi was on a visit to those places. On investigating the whole incident each time it was learned that the assassination attempt was a result of an internal conflict within the party, according to reports. CCP officials had hired assassins to kill Xi Jinping.

The security organization of the CCP issued 16 security warnings of which four pertained to his movements within Beijing including his visits to the Beijing Municipal government offices.

In March 2015, a major reshuffle took place within the ‘Central Security Bureau,’ the organization responsible for providing security to Xi Jinping and other leaders as well as to Beijing’s Zhongnanhai area housing these leaders got underway.

In this reshuffling the personnel replaced were appointed by the then Director CPC’s General Office Ling Jihua. The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) website on December 31, 2014, announced, Ling, one of Xi’s political adversaries, was placed under investigation for severe violation of discipline. He was part of the gang that had plotted the coup. Along with him, the other three involved were Bo Xilai, former party chief of Chongqing city, Zhou Yongkang, the indicted former member of the Politburo Standing Committee and General Xu Caihou former General of the PLA and Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission.

In this matter now former Vice Public Security Minister Sun Lijun was given a suspended death sentence by a Chinese court. There is no possibility of parole by the court, in this case, state broadcaster China Central Television reported. He is found guilty of taking bribes worth 646 million yuan ($91 million), stock manipulation, and illegal gun possession, the report said.

The report did not mention anything about Sun’s political dealings. But he was accused of “cultivating personal power and forming an interest group,” by the top political disciplinary body.

On Thursday, another two people associated with the group — former justice minister Fu Zhenghua and Wang Like, who was a senior official in Jiangsu were too given death sentences. On Wednesday, former Shanghai police chief Gong Daoan, former Chongqing police chief Deng Huilin, and former Shanxi police chief Liu Xinyun were ordered to serve lengthy terms in prison.

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CCP is ruling China since 1949. Since then it has faced many problems. Hence there are many cracks in the party that with time are becoming more evident.

There were speculations of President Xi will lose control of the PLA. According to reports, this was the reason that he left SCO Summit 2022 quite early without meeting any of the leaders participating in the Summit.

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