BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities are investigating the mayor of provincial capital Hefei on suspicion of serious discipline violations, state-owned Xinhua reported on Sunday, using the euphemism generally applied to graft.
The report cited the provincial anti-graft agency and did not elaborate.
Zhang Qingjun has served as mayor of the capital of Anhui province since 2012.
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Since taking office nearly four years ago, President Xi Jinping has launched a sweeping campaign to combat corruption that has taken down many top officials in the party, government, military and state-owned companies.
(Reporting by Jake Spring; Editing by Kim Coghill)