A Deputy Police Director in China, Li has been removed from office following an investigation into a brutal attack on a group of women in a restaurant.
The attack in Tangshan City saw a group of men beating four female diners.
The incident, captured in a shocking viral video, sparked an intense debate about gender violence in China.
A report released found out that the handling of the case by the deputy director of district police and other officers had been slow and improper.
The Provincial Public Security Department report did not make clear whether the deputy director Li had been sacked or suspended.