The Supreme People's Procuratorate announced that local prosecution staff must review all applications for sentence reductions. Photo: Xinhua

China issues new rule to stop wealthy from buying their way out of jail

Prosecutors told to keep a closer watch on bids by wealthy and powerful inmates to buy their way to shorter sentences or early release

Topic |   Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign

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The Supreme People's Procuratorate announced that local prosecution staff must review all applications for sentence reductions. Photo: Xinhua
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