Fugitive Zhang Shigang surrendered

The fugitive Zhang Shigang (male, Han nationality, born on September 11, 1972, Fenyang, Shanxi Province, ID No. 142321197209113114) is a suspect in the case of “11.25” extraordinary robbery excavating ancient tombs in Chengcheng County, Shaanxi Province, which was listed and supervised by the Ministry of Public Security. He is suspected of organizing the excavation of ancient tombs and selling important cultural relics. On December 16, 2016, the Chengcheng County Public Security Bureau of Shaanxi Province made a decision on the criminal detention of the suspect Zhang Shigang and pursued him online.
According to the report of Shaanxi Daily in January 2018, the “11.25” extraordinary robbery excavation of ancient tombs in Chengcheng County, Shaanxi Province is the most criminal gangs and the largest number of people involved in the excavation of cultural relics in the history of Chengcheng County, the highest level and the largest number of extraordinary robberies excavation of ancient tombs. According to the data provided by the police, after more than one year of investigation and arrest, eight criminal gangs of cultural relics were eliminated, 6.3 million yuan of stolen money was seized and frozen, 16 vehicles were seized and 402 stolen cultural relics were recovered. Among the stolen cultural relics recovered, there are 12 first-class cultural relics, 15 second-class cultural relics, 62 third-class cultural relics and 313 general cultural relics.
_The Criminal Investigation Bureau of the Ministry of Public Security introduced that the public security organs of Shaanxi Province have carried out a lot of work, such as groping, investigation and arrest, and arranged for the police to come to Zhang Shigang’s family members for legal and policy propaganda, urging them to surrender as soon as possible and striving for lenient treatment. Under the strong arrest offensive and policy pressure of the public security organs, at about 8:00 on September 18, Zhang Shigang surrendered himself to the Chengcheng police in Shaanxi Province who carried out the arrest work in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province. So far, the Ministry of Public Security has issued 32 A-level arrest warrants for cultural relics crimes since 2017.