China exposes corrupt disciplinary officials
Beijing – The top disciplinary arm of the Communist Partyof China (CPC) Wednesday detailed four corruption cases involving disciplinary officials as part of an anti-graft effort, Xinhua reported.
The officials received punishments ranging from sentences to sacking after they were found to have been involved in bribery, according to the website of the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI).
The case of Wu Hanlin, a former disciplinary official in Meizhou city in south China’s Guangdong province, has been transferred to the court. Wu took bribes of more than $1.64 million during the investigation of many cases in 2012.
Tang Chungang, a former disciplinary official of a Guizhou provincial highway development company, was sentenced to 12 years in May 2013. He too was found to have received bribes.
Zhu Mingyi, a former official with the disciplinary agency in northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, was sentenced to 10 years in 2009 for graft.
In addition, Jiang Wei, former vice head of the CPC discipline agency in Guoyang county in east China’s Anhui province, was stripped of his membership of the CPC and removed from his post in 2012 after he was found to have taken bribes, according to the commission.