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Bo Xilai expelled from top legislature

(Xinhua) Updated: 2012-09-29 14:28

BEIJING - The Standing Committee of Chongqing Municipal People's Congress has decided to remove Bo Xilai from his post as deputy to the 11th National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, the NPC confirmed on Saturday.

The Credential Committee of the NPC Standing Committee on Friday received a report from the Standing Committee of the Chongqing Municipal People's Congress regarding the decision.

The Credential Committee will submit a report proposing the NPC Standing Committee deliberate the decision.

Bo was expelled from the CPC and removed from public office for severe disciplinary violations after a decision at a meeting of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee on Friday.

The meeting also decided to transfer Bo's suspected law violations and relevant evidence to judicial departments for handling.


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