Bo Xilai, ousted Chinese politician, sentenced to life in prison for corruption

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Bo Xilai, ousted Chinese politician, sentenced to life in prison for corruption

File photo of Bo Xilai attending court proceedings during his trial

Jinan:  A Chinese court today sentenced ousted former senior politician Bo Xilai to a life in prison.

The court found him guilty of all the charges he faced of corruption, accepting bribes and abuse of power.

The court in Jinan in eastern China also said that it rejected Bo's defence, according to transcripts of the judgment released by the court's official microblog.


 
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