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Bo Xilai trial: Hearing to continue into third day on Saturday

Published on Aug 23, 2013 6:35 PM
Bo Xilai (centre, face obscured), former Communist Party chief of the south-western city of Chongqing, leaves the Jinan Intermediate People's Court building in a vehicle in Jinan, Shandong province on Aug 23, 2013.-- PHOTO: REUTERS

JINAN (AFP) - The trial of fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai, which had been widely expected to last no more than two days, will continue into a third day on Saturday, the court said.

"The chief judge has announced adjournment," the Jinan Intermediate People's Court said on its verified Sina Weibo account on Friday. "The trial resumes 8.30am tomorrow."