Two corrupt PLA generals may be spared prosecution if they show remorse: Source

About 27,000 party members have voluntarily confessed to violating discipline and laws since the party's 19th congress in 2017, according to the party's anti-corruption body, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.
About 27,000 party members have voluntarily confessed to violating discipline and laws since the party's 19th congress in 2017, according to the party's anti-corruption body, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection. PHOTO: REUTERS

BEIJING - Two People's Liberation Army (PLA) generals have resigned from Parliament after they were implicated in corruption scandals, but they could be spared prosecution as part of a leniency programme, a source with ties to the military told The Straits Times.

The National People's Congress (NPC) accepted the resignations of Lieutenant-General Rao Kaixun, Major-General Xu Xianghua and four civilian officials last month for "serious disciplinary violations" - a euphemism for corruption - according to the lawmaking body's website.

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