Bo Xilai said that his former right hand man had turned disloyal and defected because he was secretly in love with his wife.
In a candid confession, fallen Chinese leader Bo Xilai has told a court that he had been unfaithful to his wife Gu Kailai, who has testified against him in the ongoing trial, but still had "feelings for her".
Bo was a rising star in China`s leadership circles when his career was stopped short last year by a murder scandal which saw his wife Gu Kailai convicted of poisoning a British businessman.
Chinese Politician Bo Xilai has revealed his extra-marital affairs had broken down his marriage with Gu Kailai and that he was unaware of her financial dealings.
Trial of disgraced Chinese leader Bo Xilai continued for the third day on Saturday as prosecutors presented more evidence to prove charges of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power against him.
Bo, 64, is a son of late vice-premier Bo Yibo, making the younger Bo a "princeling" - the term used for children of incumbent, retired or late revolutionary leaders.
Beijing: Disgraced Chinese leader Bo Xilai, who was once a rising star in the Communist Party, Thursday stood trial on charges of taking bribes, embezzlement and abuse of power.
Relatives of Neil Heywood, the British businessman murdered by the wife of powerful Chinese politician Bo Xilai, are close to agreeing compensation with her representatives, a lawyer said on Monday.
Disgraced Chinese leader Bo Xilai will be tried for abuse of power for shielding his wife Gu Kailai from facing a probe into the murder of a British national, officials said on Monday.
China`s Parliament expelled disgraced former senior politician Bo Xilai, setting the stage for criminal proceedings against the once-rising political star.
Bo, 63, pointed to a stack of papers and said he had forensic reports that proved the existence of a plot to poison his second wife, Gu Kailai.
Expelled Chinese Communist Party leader Bo Xilai, accused of graft and sexual misconduct, Sunday got overwhelming support from his lone son.
China`s ruling Communist Party expelled disgraced leader Bo Xilai accusing him of corruption, sex and sleaze ahead of a generational change in leadership.
Bo has already been sacked from all top positions and expected to be tried before the Party Congress which is expected to take place in the next few days.
Bo had slapped and intimated him for launching investigations into the murder of Neil Heywood, a Britain who was poised to death by Gu Kailai, wife of the sacked leader.
Pictures from court showing her plumper than Gu Kailai ever was in the past, sparked off speculation in microblogs.
Chinese official media has however defended the suspended death sentence to Bogu for killing a British businessman.
Experts have said that Gu Kailai employed a ‘lookalike’ to take her place in court during her trial for the murder of Neil Heywood.
Disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai`s wife Gu Kailai was on Monday handed down a suspended death sentence for killing Neil Haywood.
Kailai has admitted to Chinese police in a pre-trial interview that she lured her former lover to a hotel room where she got him drunk and then laced his drink with cyanide.
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August 29, 2014
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