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China sees more disciplinary violations in April

(Xinhua) Updated: 2015-05-19 08:27

BEIJING - The disciplinary watchdog of the Communist Party of China (CPC) uncovered 2,508 cases of anti-graft rule violations in April, an increase of 1,931 cases from March, according to an announcement on Sunday.

A total of 3,238 people involved have been punished, 1,849 of whom have been given Party or administrative punishments, said the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), noting increases in both categories from the previous month.

The violations included illegal subsidies, lavish spending at weddings and funerals, use of public funds for banquets, with running private errands in official cars, 802 cases, the most frequent issue.

In the first four months of 2015, disciplinary organs at all levels punished 10,125 people for violations of anti-graft rules, with 5,965 given Party or administrative punishment.

According to the CCDI, monthly reports of violations are made by 31 provincial-level regions, the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps and 59 state organs.

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