Xu Jie used to head the State Bureau for Letters and Calls, in charge of handling petitioners (above) who often make the risky trek to Beijing to air grievances to higher authorities. Photo: AP Xu Jie used to head the State Bureau for Letters and Calls, in charge of handling petitioners (above) who often make the risky trek to Beijing to air grievances to higher authorities. Photo: AP
Xu Jie used to head the State Bureau for Letters and Calls, in charge of handling petitioners (above) who often make the risky trek to Beijing to air grievances to higher authorities. Photo: AP

Communist Party expels Xu Jie, former petitions bureau deputy, over ‘bribery and adultery’

Graft watchdog says Xu abused his position by demanding and receiving a large amount of bribes

Topic |   Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign
Xu Jie used to head the State Bureau for Letters and Calls, in charge of handling petitioners (above) who often make the risky trek to Beijing to air grievances to higher authorities. Photo: AP Xu Jie used to head the State Bureau for Letters and Calls, in charge of handling petitioners (above) who often make the risky trek to Beijing to air grievances to higher authorities. Photo: AP
Xu Jie used to head the State Bureau for Letters and Calls, in charge of handling petitioners (above) who often make the risky trek to Beijing to air grievances to higher authorities. Photo: AP
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