China’s ousted politician Bo Xilai gets life in jail

JINAN, China, (Reuters) – A Chinese court sentenced ousted senior politician Bo Xilai to life in prison today after finding him guilty of all the charges he faced of corruption, taking bribes and abuse of power.

The court in Jinan in eastern China, where Bo was tried, also ordered that all his personal assets be seized, according to a transcript carried on the court’s official microblog.

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