Residents of Wanggang accused their village party chief of pocketing millions from leasing collective land in August 2011. Guangzhou's anti-graft agency says about a quarter of its cases involved village chiefs. Photo: Mimi Lau Residents of Wanggang accused their village party chief of pocketing millions from leasing collective land in August 2011. Guangzhou's anti-graft agency says about a quarter of its cases involved village chiefs. Photo: Mimi Lau
Residents of Wanggang accused their village party chief of pocketing millions from leasing collective land in August 2011. Guangzhou's anti-graft agency says about a quarter of its cases involved village chiefs. Photo: Mimi Lau

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Residents of Wanggang accused their village party chief of pocketing millions from leasing collective land in August 2011. Guangzhou's anti-graft agency says about a quarter of its cases involved village chiefs. Photo: Mimi Lau Residents of Wanggang accused their village party chief of pocketing millions from leasing collective land in August 2011. Guangzhou's anti-graft agency says about a quarter of its cases involved village chiefs. Photo: Mimi Lau
Residents of Wanggang accused their village party chief of pocketing millions from leasing collective land in August 2011. Guangzhou's anti-graft agency says about a quarter of its cases involved village chiefs. Photo: Mimi Lau
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