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after 4:00 p.m. on September 28, a loud noise broke the calm of Gaochang Town, Xuzhou District, Yibin, Sichuan Province. An explosion occurred in the factory area where the sign on the roof of the enterprise was “Yibin Yili science and Technology Co., Ltd.” and smoke rose from the scene, and a large number of residential buildings were damaged. After the incident, according to local reports, the accident caused two deaths and one minor injury.

however, in the official final notification, the company involved was Yibin yiruida Fastener Co., Ltd., not Yibin Yili Technology Co., Ltd. In this regard, the local authorities explained to the Red Star News reporter that the company had just been reorganized, and the ultimate responsibility subject was ireda company.

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Red Star journalists investigated and found that this company is a nail gun production enterprise, which was first set up by Zhang Yingqi, the legal representative of Yili Technology Co., Ltd., known as the “richest man in Yibin”, and Wu Zuoping, the entrepreneurial partner. At present, the company is Yibin yiruida Fastener Co., Ltd., and its legal representative is Wu zuoqiong, Wu zuojing’s sister. Three shareholders hold 100% of the shares, of which Wu zuoqiong holds 47%, Wu Zheng, the daughter of Goh Chok Ping, holds 40% and Wang Fangyi holds 13%.

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workers told Red Star news that at the beginning of September this year, Zhang Yingqi suddenly returned to yiruida company, trying to take over the operation and management of the nail gun factory, and lent each household 1000 yuan to the employees’ families of Yili Group in an attempt to exchange for employees’ support. “But neither the management nor the staff support Zhang Yingqi’s return to take over the nail gun factory.” It didn’t come to an end later.

workers did not expect that this will happen such a serious explosion, “there have been minor accidents before, but not this serious.” Red Star News reporter learned that the company is still in the shutdown state, the specific cause of the explosion accident, the local police are further investigation. In addition, the damage to houses and villagers’ property caused by the explosion is being counted, and the local government will coordinate with ireda to make compensation according to law.

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which company exploded?

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reported two different company names. The official explanation is that after the explosion accident of “just restructured”,

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, the official microblog of Xuzhou district government of Yibin City @ Xuzhou window Once issued the “report on the explosion accident in the propellant workshop of Yibin Yili Technology Co., Ltd.”: at about 16:30 on September 28, an explosion accident occurred in the propellant workshop of Yibin Yili Technology Co., Ltd. as of 17:30, one person lost contact, one person was seriously injured and one person was slightly injured.

after 10 o’clock in the evening, @ Xuzhou window released the “9.28 Yibin yiruida Fastener Co., Ltd.” explosion accident continued report news: as of 19:00 on the 28th, Wu Mou Rong, who lost contact with the explosion, had been found, without vital signs; fan Mou Fu, a seriously injured person, died after hospital rescue; Hu, a minor injured, was treated in a hospital in Yibin City, without life danger.

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Red Star journalists noted that in the two official circulars, the names of “Yibin Yili Technology (Co., Ltd.) Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Yili Technology) and” Yibin yiruida Fastener Co., Ltd. “(hereinafter referred to as ireda company) appeared successively.

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on September 28, the local authorities reported that the company name was inconsistent. Why are the names of

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so different from each other? In this regard, the local authorities explained that because the company had just been reorganized, the names of the two circulars were different, but ultimately the responsibility subject was irida company.

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on the afternoon of September 29, the Red Star News reporter once again checked @ Xuzhou window and found that the company name reported twice had been changed to “Yibin yiruida Fastener Co., Ltd.”. Many local people in Yibin are familiar with

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. Yibin Yili Technology Co., Ltd. is the former Gaochang sugar factory in Yibin County. In 2000, Zhang Yingqi, the boss of Yibin Yili Group and the richest man in Yibin, bought the factory and set up a nail gun factory with his entrepreneurial partner Wu Zuoping. Compared with the famous “Ili technology”, “ireda company” is an unknown company.

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on September 28, after the explosion accident, the Red Star News reporter saw in the factory area that “Yibin Yili science and Technology Co., Ltd.” instead of “Yibin yiruida Fastener Co., Ltd.” was written on the conspicuous factory name logo on the top of the office building or the name plate on the door of the workshop (workshop).

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refers to the plant area where the explosion accident occurred.

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} after the explosion accident, the ambulance entered the plant area.

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Red Star journalists found that after the explosion, Wu Zuoping, the actual controller of the enterprise, and Wu zuoqiong, the legal representative of ireda company, were present at the scene. Wu zuoqiong said that the legal representative of Yibin Yili Technology Co., Ltd. is Zhang Yingqi, and the legal representative of Yibin yiruida Fastener Co., Ltd. is herself.

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however, in the face of the Red Star News reporter’s question on “whether the explosion occurred in Ili technology or ireda company”, Goh said he was not sure. For the relationship between the two enterprises, Goh Chok Qiong did not give a specific answer.

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according to a worker of the explosion enterprise told Red Star news that the current irida is actually the former Yili technology company. The factory buildings, equipment, workers and products have not changed, all of them are producing nail guns and other products. Although the company changed its name, legal representative and shareholders, the actual controller was still Wu Zuoping, Zhang Yingqi’s old partner and entrepreneurial partner.

“two victims, one male and one female, were named Goh Chok wing, more than 50 years old, who was the cousin of Goh Chok Ping, the actual controller of the nail gun factory.” The worker said that fan Yuanfu, a female worker who was nearly 50 years old, and Hu Yong, a workshop director of the company, was injured.

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↑ metal spatter at the scene of explosion accident.

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↑ hundreds of meters away, the car was damaged.

it is understood that Hu Yong, the workshop director, was not at the scene when the explosion occurred, and the spatter flying from the explosion site caused his injury. Some workers said that it happenedThe explosive gun shop is not the most dangerous place in the nail gun factory. The most dangerous workers only work three or four hours a day.

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learned that the company stopped production after the explosion.

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are the enterprise history of launching nail gun:

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were initially set up by Zhang Yingqi, the richest man in Yibin, and his partners. Zhang Yingqi withdrew from the management of

, an old worker of an enterprise involved in the matter, who had followed Zhang Yingqi for more than 20 years and did not want to be named, told the Red Star News reporter that Zhang Yingqi, known as the “richest man in Yibin”, was a surname from Junlian County, Yibin, and was the director of a workshop of Nanxi Nanshan nail gun factory, a state-owned enterprise.

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in 1998, Zhang Yingqi resigned and went into business with Wu Zuoping, a workshop Technician of Nanshan nail gun factory, to establish Yibin Bishui chemical plant, mainly engaged in the production and operation of their old line, nail gun. In December 1998, Sichuan Yibin Yili Group Co., Ltd. was established with Zhang Yingqi as the legal representative. According to the

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Tianyan survey, five shareholders of Yili Group are Li Guiying, Zhang Yingqi, Zhang Yuhao, Huang Min and Wu Zuoping, of which Wu Zuoping holds 15%.

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Tianyan inspection shows that on June 20, 2014, the amount of capital contribution subscribed by five shareholders of Yili Group reached 900 million yuan, and Wu Zuoping subscribed 135 million yuan. At present, Yili Group’s industrial and commercial information shows that its registered capital is 1 billion yuan.

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is the shareholder structure of Yibin Yili Group.

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a cadre of Yibin County (now Xuzhou District) told Red Star news that in 2008, Yili Group had a registered capital of 1 billion yuan, becoming the first and only enterprise with a registered capital of 1 billion yuan in Yibin, causing netizens to gather around, and Zhang Yingqi was “the richest man in Yibin” from now on.

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have been demolished for the construction of “Yi (bin) – Shui (Fu) expressway” jiangaokou interchange, and the first Yibin Bishui chemical plant founded by Zhang Yingqi and Wu Zuoping has been demolished.

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in 2000, Zhang Yingqi and Wu Zuoping bought the old factory building of Gaochang sugar factory in Yibin County and set up a nail gun enterprise, the predecessor of Yili technology. The workers who are still on the job told Red Star news that after starting a business, Zhang Yingqi dug a large number of skilled workers from his former employer, Nanxi Nanshan nail gun factory. Since then, Nanxi Nanshan nail gun factory has closed down.

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according to the worker, there are still more than 400 workers still working in Gaochang nail gun factory (i.e. now irida company). Most of them are old colleagues of Zhang Yingqi and Wu Zuoping in Nanxi Nanshan nail gun factory. For the longest time, he worked with Zhang Yingqi and Goh Chok Ping for 22 years, and the short for more than 10 years.

the worker said that after about 2008, Zhang Yingqi, who had gradually transferred his energy to hydropower development, real estate, highway development and construction, withdrew from the management of Gaochang nail gun factory, and Goh Chok Ping became the actual controller. However, the workers all know that the big boss is still Zhang Yingqi.

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Red Star News reporters found that Wu Zuoping served as supervisor, director and even general manager of Sichuan Yibin Yili Group Co., Ltd., Yibin Yili Technology Co., Ltd., Yanjin Fuli mining and electric chemical trading Co., Ltd., and Yili transit highway investment Co., Ltd. with Zhang Yingqi as the legal representative.

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Red Star journalists have noticed that Yibin Yili Technology Co., Ltd., with Zhang Yingqi as the legal representative, has a registered capital of 50 million yuan, while Yibin yiruida Fastener Co., Ltd. with Wu zuoqiong as the legal representative only has a registered capital of 1 million yuan. Tianyan inspection shows that the registration time of the company is July 2018, and the initial legal representative of the company is Wang Yan. In April this year, all directors, supervisors and managers, including the former legal representative Wang Yan, withdrew from irida, and Goh Chok Ping’s sister, Goh Chok Qiong, became the legal representative and major shareholder of the company.

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, none of our workers knew about it. We only heard about it recently. But the actual controller and manager of the company is still Goh Chok Ping. ” The old worker said that Wang Yan was only the manager invited by the boss.

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workers told us:

Zhang Yingqi tried to recapture the nail gun factory, but failed. The local government will coordinate compensation for the loss of residential buildings.

Tianyan inspection shows that three shareholders of Yibin yiruida Fastener Co., Ltd. hold 100%, of which Wu zuoqiong holds 47%, Wu Zheng holds 40% and Wang Fangyi holds 13%.

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Red Star journalists further investigated and learned that Goh Chok Qiong is Wu Zuoping’s sister, Wu Zheng is Wu Zuoping’s daughter, and Wang Fangyi is a distributor of ireda company.

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the above-mentioned old workers told Red Star news that in 2008, Zhang Yingqi held a staff mobilization meeting in the nail gun factory, asking the workers to lend money to the hydropower development enterprises of Yili Group. “All employees are required to raise funds, and they can’t go back to work without raising funds.” The worker said that at that time, his family had only tens of thousands of yuan in deposit. In order to complete the fund-raising task, he had to borrow money from the bank and borrow from relatives and friends. According to the workers of

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, workers of the nail gun factory lent a total of 70 million yuan to Ili group, and many of them raised funds through loans. Within Yili technology, it is said that a hydropower station in Yibin, a subsidiary of Yili Group, was sold for 800 million yuan, but the workers said that Zhang Yingqi only paid 30% of the loan to the fund raiser of the nail gun factory.

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on September 1, 2020, Xuzhou branch of Yibin Public Security Bureau issued an announcement to file and investigate the case of Sichuan Yibin Yili Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Yili Group) illegally absorbing public deposits. According to the police, “any individual or unit that has agreed to borrow interest to Zhang Yingqi of Yili Group must bring his ID card, loan procedures, payment voucher, receipt and other relevant supporting materials (original and copy) that can prove the loan relationship to register and report to the office 3-6 of the Economic Investigation Brigade of Xuzhou branch of Yibin Public Security Bureau before September 30, 2020 The registrant may not need to register. ”

after seeing the police announcement, including the old workers who did not want to be named, the workers of the nail gun factory went to the public security machine one after anotherReport to the police. “However, whether the loss can be recovered is still unknown.” The old worker said: if he can’t catch up with him, he’ll be working for Zhang Yingqi for more than 20 years, and his life in his later years will be very hard.

in addition, the workers told Red Star news that in early September this year, Zhang Yingqi suddenly returned to the company (i.e. irida company under the name of Goh Chok Qiong) and tried to take over the operation and management of the nail gun factory, and lent each household 1000 yuan to the employee families of Ili group, trying to obtain the support of the employees. “But neither the management nor the staff support Zhang Yingqi’s return to take over the nail gun factory.” The above-mentioned old workers told the Red Star News reporter that the matter was not settled later. The workers of

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did not expect that such a serious explosion occurred in the company only five months after Goh Chok Qiong became the legal representative. “Before, this factory also often had small accidents, but not as serious as this one.” Workers said that in fact, many posts in the nail gun factory are very dangerous, and they are worried about going to work. However, the monthly salary of more than 2000 yuan can be cashed on time. The enterprise has bought insurance instead of housing accumulation fund.

a worker who was close to the scene of the explosion told Red Star News, “the explosion scene was a mess, and the factory building was also collapsed.” In addition, a large number of residential buildings were damaged.

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Red Star journalists learned from the Gaochang town government that at present, the loss of houses and villagers’ property is under statistics, and the local government will coordinate with ireda company to make compensation according to law.

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: in 2015, “the richest man in Yibin” was kidnapped and coerced to participate in the killing of

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. For Zhang Yingqi, the richest man in Yibin, he appeared in front of the world a few years ago because of a local kidnapping incident.

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on November 10, 2015, Zhang Yingqi was kidnapped in the elevator of the residence in the high-grade residential area of Xuerong garden on the South Bank of Yibin City. Liu Qiang, a resident of Baixi Town, Yibin County (now Xuzhou District), separated from Yili Group. After the

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were kidnapped, Zhang Yingqi was bound by the kidnappers, packed into a large cardboard box, and transported to the underground garage by the elevator of the community, and was taken to a remote residential house by the Jinsha River in Zhaochang Town, Cuiping District, Yibin City. Liu Qiang and other four kidnappers extorted 100 million yuan from Zhang Yingqi.

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in order to make Zhang Yingqi submit and prevent him from reporting to the police, Liu Qiang and others found a “fallen woman” from Jianshe Road, Yibin City, and threatened Zhang Yingqi with murder weapons to participate in the cruel killing of the “broken woman”. The kidnappers took Zhang Yingqi’s “murder” video as evidence. Later, Zhang Yingqi was released by Liu Qiang and others after promising to pay ransom. In the morning, he was threatened to pay 400 million yuan by the kidnappers to the Public Security Bureau of Yibin City, and claimed that he was forced to pay 400 million yuan in the morning of the kidnapping case. Yibin police quickly took action to arrest Liu Qiang and others.

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were reported by Zhang Yingqi. Liu Qiang, the leader of the kidnappers, arranged for his staff to burn the bodies of the victims to ashes in the backyard of the houses. The victim’s ashes were mixed with coal ash, and were abandoned by the kidnappers on the Jinsha River.

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on November 11, 2015, suspects Liu Qiang, Yue, Chen and Feng were arrested. On April 14, 2016, Yibin intermediate people’s court sentenced the defendants Liu Qiang and Yue to death for intentional homicide and kidnapping, and sentenced Chen to death with a two-year suspension of execution and Feng to 16 years’ imprisonment.

Red Star News chief reporter Luo Min