I was framed, says China’s Bo as he mounts feisty defense

Still image of Bo Xilai being escorted into court by two police officers during his trial in JinanBy John Ruwitch JINAN, China (Reuters) – Fallen politician Bo Xilai put up a feisty defense on Thursday as he faced China's most political trial in decades, saying he was framed in bribery charges against him and had admitted to them under psychological pressure during interrogation. The 64-year-old former Communist Party chief of the southwestern city of Chongqing has been charged with illegally taking almost 27 million yuan ($ 4.41 million), corruption and abuse of power and will almost certainly be found guilty. …

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