Public Trial of Black Umbrella Case
On November 8, 2019, the defendant Zhang Mouyong was opened for trial in the Haicang District People's Court in accordance with the law in the case of the crime of sheltering, condoning the crimes of underworld organizations, and accepting bribes.
According to the public prosecution office, in April 2010, the construction of the Qingxin Tunnel project in the A4 section of the Xiacheng Expressway started. Yan Mingqiu, the former director of the Qingjiao Village Committee of Haicang Street (has been sentenced), requested to be a member of Haicang Street Party Working Committee and Haicang at the time. The deputy director of the Sub-district Office and the defendant in the village working group leader Zhang Mooyong facilitated and supported his partner Yan Xiaomin's (sentenced) plan to obtain the tunnel slag of Qingxin Tunnel, and promised to give Zhang Mooyong corresponding benefits. Zhang Mouyong knows that Yan Mingqiu, together with Yan Xiaomin and others, forced the tunnel construction unit to ask the government to coordinate the disposal of the slag by obstructing the construction. They also knew that Yan Xiaomin and members of the underworld organization had been engaged in illegal and criminal activities for a long time in Haicang District. Promised to help Yan Mingqiu. In the process of the Haicang District government coordinating the disposal of the cave slag at the request of the construction unit, Zhang Mouyong performed the duties of the leader of the village working group in violation of the rules and did not truthfully report Yan Mingqiu and others' plans to obtain the cave slag, intentionally not organizing or participating in Qingjiao The village collective meeting studied the slag disposal plan, and also used the convenience of the job to actively recommend that the slag be returned to Qingjiao Village Committee, and on the letter of introduction by Yan Mingqiu in the name of the village committee, which was undertaken by the overseas Chinese labor team to dispose of the slag disposal. Sign and seal for confirmation.
On May 11, 2010, the Haicang District Government held a special meeting to identify the cave slag to the Qingjiao Village collective. The defendant, Zhang Moyong, also provided guarantee for Yan Mingqiu's construction unit to dispose of slag in the name of the Sub-district Office. With the connivance and support of Zhang Mouyong, Yan Mingqiu successfully docked with the construction unit through the overseas Chinese labor team that he actually controlled, and partnered with Yan Xiaomin to sell the slag for profit. In May 2011, Yan Mingqiu gave part of the slag proceeds to Zhang Mouyong as a benefit fee.
From 2010 to 2018, the defendant Zhang Mooyong served as the director of the party and government office, member of the party work committee, deputy director of the office, deputy secretary of the party work committee, and Xinyang street party work committee. During the period of deputy secretary, he used the convenience of his position to seek benefits for others, and illegally accepted the value of other people's property for more than RMB 780,000.
During the trial, the defendant Zhang Mouyong expressed his willingness to plead guilty and plead guilty. The collegiate court focused on investigating the defendant's return of stolen goods, explaining to the defendant that returning stolen goods was part of the confession and punishment, and asked the defendant to propose a clear plan for returning stolen goods; During the trial, the prosecution and defense parties also engaged in fierce debates around the focus of the dispute, such as the application of the law and the circumstances of sentencing. The collegial panel fully protected the defendant's litigation rights. After the trial, the defender stated that the family members would complete the return of stolen goods within three days. The case will be sentenced on a selective basis.