Many city-dwelling government officials appointed in rural areas are allegedly using their daily commute as an excuse to escape work duties. Photo: Reuters
Many city-dwelling government officials appointed in rural areas are allegedly using their daily commute as an excuse to escape work duties. Photo: Reuters

Corrupt officials hauled up for using daily commute to shirk duties

Over 6,000 party cadres – mostly low-ranking and from rural areas – called to task on graft allegations, with some having chalked up hefty sums in travel expenses

Many city-dwelling government officials appointed in rural areas are allegedly using their daily commute as an excuse to escape work duties. Photo: Reuters
Many city-dwelling government officials appointed in rural areas are allegedly using their daily commute as an excuse to escape work duties. Photo: Reuters
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