HEADLINE Chinese courts resolved 195,000 graft cases in past 5 years

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Chinese courts resolved 195,000 graft cases in past 5 years

By Chen Lidan | People's Daily app

16:12, March 09, 2018

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Chief Justice Zhou Qiang delivers a work report of the Supreme People's Court to the first session of the 13th National People's Congress, March 9, 2018. (Xinhua/Wang Ye)

Chinese courts have resolved 195,000 graft cases over the past five years, a work report of the Supreme People’s Court (SPC) said Friday.

Speaking to deputies of China’s top legislature, Chief Justice Zhou Qiang said the graft-related cases involved 263,000 people, 101 of which were former officials at the provincial and ministerial levels.

A total of 13,000 people were convicted for offering bribes, the report said. 

The deputies will review and vote to determine whether to approve the report in the following days.  

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