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Anti-Corruption Agency Staff Caught Up in Graft, CCTV Reveals

By Zhou Qijun and Li Rongde
A screen grab shows a scene from the anti-graft documentary “To Forge Iron, the Hammer Must Be Strong.
A screen grab shows a scene from the anti-graft documentary “To Forge Iron, the Hammer Must Be Strong." Photo: Caixin

(Beijing) — Eight officials from the Communist Party's top anti-corruption agency are being investigated for graft, the state broadcaster revealed last week.

Critics say this has raised concerns about whether the ruling party can weed out corruption on its own, as it has set out to do.

The three latest episodes of the documentary, jointly produced by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) and China Central Television, put the spotlight on government graft busters who have run afoul of the party’s anti-corruption drive.

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