Wu Zeheng, founder and leader of the cult “Huazang Zongmen”, is facing criminal prosecution along with several other suspected cult members, following year-long investigations by police in south China’s Guangdong Province, it was announced late on Wednesday.
Local procuratorate of the coastal city of Zhuhai in Guangdong has instituted the prosecution for organizing and using cult to sabotage law enforcement, alleged rape, fraud, and production and sale of harmful food.
Wu, born in 1967, got his first police record for sexual assault at an early age and was later put in detention in 1991 for fraud and rascality. In 2000, he was sentenced to 11 years in prison for illegal fund-raising and unlawful business operations. Read more