Tue, Aug 10, 2004 - Page 5 News List

Beijing uncovers huge graft scandal

CORRUPTION The builder in charge of building a network of roads around the Chinese capital accepted huge bribes several times, according to media reports

REUTERS , Beijing

Of the total 24,247 people under investigation for corruption in the first half of the year, 1,690 were officials of county magistrate or higher levels, the China Daily said.

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