Former Chongqing Communist Party chief Bo Xilai was convicted of taking 20 million yuan in bribes in 2013 and is now serving a life sentence. The authorities say some corrupt officials are profiting even after they get out of jail. Photo: AFP

China pledges to stop corrupt officials getting kickbacks after their release from jail

Anti-graft agency says corrupt cadres call in favours, or contacts pay them because they are still thought to have influence

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Former Chongqing Communist Party chief Bo Xilai was convicted of taking 20 million yuan in bribes in 2013 and is now serving a life sentence. The authorities say some corrupt officials are profiting even after they get out of jail. Photo: AFP
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