A Chinese businessman has blamed the authorities in Beijing for the mystery disappearance of his former wife four years ago.
Desmond Shum is certain that his billionaire ex-partner Whitney Duan, also known as Duan Weihong, was abducted from Beijing in 2017.
Mr Shum accused the Chinese government of targeting and silencing rich business people in his new memoir, 'Red Roulette: An Insider's Story of Wealth, Power, Corruption and Vengeance in Today's China'.
The distraught businessman spoke out on 60 Minutes on Sunday and revealed he had his suspicions about his wife's fate confirmed when he received an unexpected call in the lead-up to the publication of his book.
A Chinese businessman has blamed the Chinese Communist Party for the mystery disappearance of his former wife after she vanished four years ago
Desmond Shum is certain that his billionaire partner Whitney Duan , also known as Duan Weihong, was abducted after she mysteriously vanished from Beijing in 2017
The call was from his estranged ex-wife who urged him not to go public with the allegations.
'The purpose of the call is to ask me to stop the book launch. That's exactly what she said,' he told 60 Minutes.
Mr Shum believes his former partner had been