Vice Minister of Public Security Meng Qingfeng on Thursday morning went to China's securities watchdog head office to probe short selling-related clues in the recent stock chaos.
Stocks dived for a fourth time over the past week to three-month low, as central bank's vow of liquidity support failed to restore market faith.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dived 5.9 percent to close at 3,507.19, while the Shenzhen Component Index closed at 11,040.89, down 2.9 percent. The CSI 300 gauge dipped 6.8 percent. >>>