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Abbot Involved in Extortion Case Over Affair with Female Anchor Has Ordination Certificate Revoked

Shi Zhaojie, an abbot involved in an extortion case after having an affair with a female anchor, has had his Buddhist ordination certificate revoked by the Buddhist Association of China. The revocation follows reports of the affair leading to extortion, involving millions. Shi Zhaojie previously held significant positions within the Buddhist community and the Sichuan Provincial Political Consultative Conference but has since been relieved of his duties and titles due to the scandal.

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