Former deputy GM of China Electronics Corp under investigation - anti-graft watchdog

SHANGHAI, Aug 11 (Reuters) - The former deputy general manager of Chinese state-backed tech giant China Electronics Corporation Holdings Co Ltd (CELEC.UL) Xiang Zihong has been placed under investigation for a suspected violation of discipline and law, China's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said on Thursday.

Jiang Kaiqin, chairman of Wuhan Zhongyuan Electronics, a subsidiary of China Electronics Corp, has also been placed under investigation, the watchdog said in a separate statement.

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Reporting by Josh Horwitz; Editing by Jan Harvey

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