Sixteen officials from the Xilinhot Prison in Inner Mongolia were found to have “neglected their duties, indulged criminals, and engaged in malpractice and fraud”. Photo: Weibo

Chinese prisoner got other inmates to dig a tunnel so he could come and go from jail

  • And he got away with it – and more – because former warden and 15 other officials turned a blind eye to his activities, corruption watchdog says
  • They have been expelled from the party, sacked or demoted, while Xi Guijun, freed in 2007, is back behind bars for blackmailing a coal mine operator
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Sixteen officials from the Xilinhot Prison in Inner Mongolia were found to have “neglected their duties, indulged criminals, and engaged in malpractice and fraud”. Photo: Weibo
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Zhuang Pinghui

Zhuang Pinghui

Based in Beijing, Zhuang Pinghui joined the Post in 2004 to report on China. She covers a range of issues including policy, healthcare, culture and society.