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China's Wang Lijun sentenced to 15 years in jail

A former police chief who at the heart of China's worst political scandal for decades has been sentenced to 15 years in jail.

Wang Lijun was convicted of several crimes, including covering up the murder of the British businessman Neil Heywood.

The case has ruined the political career of Bo Xilai, a man who was once tipped to take a senior leadership role in the Communist Party.

Damian Grammaticas reports.

  • 24 Sep 2012
  • From the section China
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