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Bo Xilai found guilty of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power

22 September 2013 Last updated at 16:25 BST

A Chinese court has found disgraced former top politician Bo Xilai guilty of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power.

The former party chief of Chongqing was sentenced to life imprisonment but has 10 days to appeal. He had denied all the charges against him.

His assets have also been confiscated and he has been stripped of his political rights for life.

Damian Grammaticas reports.