In June, the State Council of People’s Republic of China relead the punishment of the issue of problem cables in Xi’an subways.
Five kinds of electronic cables in Xi’an subway line 3 used for supporting the subway assistant system were confirmed disqualified by Jin Qun, the deputy director of National Cables Supervision and Investigation Center of Xi’an government, on the press conference on March 20. Eight staff of Aokai Company, the producer of the problem electronic cables, were detained by police for more investigation.
The Aokai employee also pointed out that when Xi’an subway line 3 was under cable construction, Xi’an Administration of Quality and Technology Supervision had spot checks on the cables for many times. The results showed that the cables failed the investigations. But the corporate representative Wang Zhiwei changed the investigation results of the electronic cables to “Pass” through his personal connection.
After the exposure, Aokai Company claimed that their cables were certified with national verification.
On March 21, after the investigation by Xi’an police, Wang Zhiwei admitted that their company supplied cables of 40 million yuan for Xi’an subway line 3, more than 75 percent of cables of which were unqualified products.
in order to ensure the security of the public and have stricter supervision, the State Council decided that the Shaanxi government should be warned and receive a notice of criticism. Shaanxi government should submit a report to the State Council.
The State Council required that eight criminals of the production company should be arrested. 122 officers of related department, including 16 people of general office level, 58 people of director level should be punished by Shaanxi government.
Shaaxi government was required to remove all the license permit and certificates and of the problem manufactory.
The State Council is also having further investigation on cables and replacing problem cables all over the nation. It is also having supervision on fake materials to ensure the public safety.