The anti-corruption office of the Communist party of China (CPC) reported on its work in may: 7 199 official, including a Minister-level official, were punished for violating the party’s austerity rules.
Officials became involved in 4 973 cases, the disciplinary Commission of the Communist party of China (CPC) (Chinese Communist party) said in a statement. It is reported by Xinhua.
The most common misdemeanor was the award of an unauthorized benefit or bonus, followed by the gift or acceptance of gifts, as well as the abuse of public vehicles.
Representatives of the Commission said that since the beginning of the year 27 99 officials were punished, who participated in 18 985 corruption incidents.
At the end of 2012, the CPC published its eight austerity rules to reduce undesirable working methods.
The disciplinary Commission reports monthly on the implementation of austerity rules in provincial governments, Central party and state institutions, Central state enterprises and Central financial institutions.
We will note, in April, about 6 thousand officials for unauthorized use of budgetary funds were subjected to administrative punishments. Most often the violations concerned the receipt of gifts and misuse of state funds for banquets.