A Chinese court has dismissed an appeal by disgraced politician Bo Xilai of the guilty verdict and life sentence he was handed last month.
A high court in eastern China yesterday (October 9) formally accepted Bo Xilai’s appeal against his conviction for bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power, although it seems the news failed to mak…
Observers said Bo Xilai is likely to lodge an appeal after the Jinan court sentenced him to life imprisonment on September 22.
The Jinan court hearing the case of former Politburo member Bo Xilai will pass a verdict on September 22, the court announced on its official Weibo account on Wednesday.
Former Chongqing Party chief Bo Xilai on Sunday denied the charge of abusing power to cover up a murder case involving his wife and to sack a police chief without proper procedures.