Over 15,000 Chinese officials probed for bribery
Beijing: Authorities have investigated more than 15,000 civil servants involved in 13,000 cases of commercial bribery in the last five years, a media report said Thursday.
The officials faced extra scrutiny in a national crackdown on commercial bribery, China Daily quoted the ministry of supervision as saying.
The more than 81,000 commercial bribery cases investigated between 2007 and 2011 involved a total of 22.2 billion yuan ($3.6 billion).
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Watch: Boy dies after falling from a Mumbai local train – video maker is guilty too!
- Had Sardar Patel become PM, India would have been another Pakistan, says Kancha Ilaiah
- Watch: ISIS terrorist blown into pieces while bragging about his previous victory
- Shocking! World Cup winning cricketer forced to sell 'kachoris' to make a living