Mar. 12, 2018 -- Procurator-General Cao Jianming delivers a work report of the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) at the second plenary meeting of the first session of the 13th National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 9, 2018. (Xinhua/Wang Ye)
BEIJING, Mar. 12, 2018 -- China's Procurator-General Cao Jianming delivered a work report of the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) on Friday at the first session of the 13th National People's Congress, China's national legislature.
Following are the highlights of Cao's report.
WORK IN 2013-2017
-- Approved the arrest of 4.53 million criminal suspects and prosecuted 7.17 million criminal suspects, down 3.4 percent and up 19.2 percent respectively from the previous five years.
-- Prosecuted 405,000 for serious violent crimes including homicide, kidnapping and arson.
-- Prosecuted 8,932 for crimes related to mafia-like organizations.
-- Prosecuted 51,000 involving in major cases of telecom and cyberspace fraud since 2016.
-- Prosecuted over 10,000 for violent crimes related to infringement of students' right since 2016.
-- Prosecuted 144,000 for sabotaging financial management order and financial fraud, 2.2 times of the figure in the previous five years.
-- Prosecuted 82,000 for illegal fund-raising and pyramid selling -- Handled 13,000 cases of public interests litigation related to ecology and environment.