Bo Xilai Sentenced to Life in Prison

On Sunday morning, the Jinan Intermediate Court announced that Bo Xilai was sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of bribery, embezzlement, and abuse of power. His personal property will be confiscated and he will be deprived of his political rights as part of his sentence. He has ten days to appeal the verdict.

For more on Bo’s trial in August, see CDT’s liveblog of the proceedings.

This post will be updated throughout Sunday’s proceedings, with most recent updates at the top.

September 21, 2013, 7:41 PM
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Categories: Politics