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Over 660,000 officials get punished for corruption

Updated: 2012-10-09 08:06
By Xinhua ( China Daily)

The Communist Party of China's anti-corruption agencies have punished more than 660,000 officials found guilty of disciplinary violations in the past five years, senior leader He Guoqiang announced on Monday.

More than 24,000 officials were transferred to the judicial system for suspected crimes, said He, head of the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.

Procuratorial and discipline inspection authorities across the country investigated in excess of 640,000 corruption cases from November 2007 to June this year. More than 630,000 of the cases have been resolved, according to He.

Over 660,000 officials get punished for corruption