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Special> 11th NPC & CPPCC 2008> Documents
UPDATED: March 13, 2007 china.org.cn
China's Procuratorial Work in 2006

The following are the major facts and figures revealed in the report on China's procuratorial work in 2006 delivered by Jia Chunwang, procurator-general of China's Supreme People's Procuratorate, to the Fifth Session of the Tenth National People's Congress, on Tuesday:

-- In 2006 Chinese procuratorial organs approved the arrests of a total of 891,620 suspects for a variety of crimes, and prosecuted 999,086 people.

-- The procuratorial organs issued a total of 18,446 arrest warrants to people suspected of involving in mafia-like criminal cliques, with 8,343 prosecuted.

-- The procuratorial organs approved the arrests of 3,729 people suspected of intellectual property rights violation, and prosecuted 3,634, up 16.7 percent and 12.6 percent respectively, from a year earlier.

-- The procuratorial organs approved the arrests of 7,974 people suspected of damaging the environment and resources, and prosecuted 12,240, up 15.4 percent and 24.8 percent.

-- A total of 40,041 government employees were probed by prosecutors in 2006 for corruption, bribery and dereliction of duty, of whom 29,966 were brought to court.

-- The procuratorial organs investigated a total of 18,241 key job-related criminal cases, 623 of them each involving graft and bribery of more than 1 million yuan (US$128,000).

-- Chinese prosecutors investigated 2,736 government officials above the county level, including 202 at the prefecture level and six at the provincial or ministerial level.

-- A total of 9,582 commercial bribery cases involving government employees were investigated, involving more than 1.5 billion yuan.

-- The procuratorial organs corrected cases of illegally prolonged detention involving 233 people, and lodged 3,161 protests against wrong criminal verdicts of the court.

-- A total of 2,987 judicial workers were probed for power abuse and taking bribery.

-- The procuratorial organs handled a total of 477,596 petitions submitted through letters and visits from the general public in 2006.

(Xinhua News Agency March 13, 2007)


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