- Chinese President's Hu Jintao's eldest son is expected to be questioned in Namibia over a bribe claim involving a $56 million deal to supply scanners to Namibia's ports and airports countrywide.
Reports have said three people have been arrested in Namibia on charges of fraud, corruption and bribery involving a government contract with state-owned Chinese company, Nuctech, a world leader in scanning technology.
Namibia's anti-corruption commission said it would like to question Hu Haifeng, but that he was not a suspect.
The Namibian government was to make an £8 million down-payment, with the balance coming from a loan from Beijing, advanced on condition that it was spent with Chinese companies.
However, according to Namibia's Anti-Corruption Commission, within weeks of the Ministry of Finance paying Nuctech, the company signed contracts for an identical sum with a Namibian consultancy called Teko Trading.
The money was allegedly then disbursed to Teko's co-owners, Teckla Lameck and Kongo Mokaxwa, and Yang Fan, a Chinese national described in court as Nuctech's African representative, according to local reports.
Mr Hu Haifeng, 38, was president of the firm until last year when he was promoted to a post with Tsinghua Holdings, the group that controls Nuctech and a number of other companies.
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