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Ling Jihua gets life sentence

Updated: 2016-07-04 16:03
TIANJIN - Former deputy head of China's national political advisory body Ling Jihua was sentenced to life imprisonment on Monday for taking bribes, illegally obtaining state secrets and abuse of power.

Ling pled guilty and decided not to appeal, according to the first-instance ruling of the First Intermediate People's Court of Tianjin.
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