Bo Xilai sentenced to life in prison for bribery, embezzlement, power abuse
                 English.news.cn | 2013-09-22 11:24:41 | Editor: Lu Hui

 Bo Xilai (C), former secretary of the Chongqing Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and a former member of the CPC Central Committee Political Bureau, is sentenced to life imprisonment for bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power, at the Jinan Intermediate People's Court in Jinan City, capital of east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 22, 2013. He was deprived of political rights for life. The court announced the verdict. (Xinhua/Xie Huanchi)

JINAN, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Bo Xilai, former secretary of the Chongqing Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and a former member of the CPC Central Committee Political Bureau, was sentenced to life imprisonment on Sunday for bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power.

He was deprived of political rights for life.

The Jinan Intermediate People's Court in east China's Shandong Province announced the verdict.

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