The murder trial of Bo Xilai’s wife Gu Kailai ended with a local Chinese court delivering a suspended death sentence for her killing of a British citizen Neil Heywood. While Gu only received a two-year reprieve for the execution, anybody with some knowledge of the operation of the Chinese officialdom knows that this is tantamount to life in prison. Provided “good behavior” during her imprisonment, Gu could be released after serving fewer than a dozen years.
Gu Kailai was handed a suspended death sentence yesterday for murdering British businessman Neil Heywood.However, in a bizarre twist, there was fevered speculation that it wasn’t her in the dock.China was yesterday abuzz with the su... Read Post
The trial of Gu Kailai for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood has ended in the Chinese city of Hefei, after one day.A court official told reporters Ms Gu had not contested the charge that she killed Mr Heywood by poisoni... Read Post