Skip to comments.China: Gu Kailai Said to Have Named Zhou Yongkang as Coup Mastermind(purge escalates)
Posted on 04/15/2012 5:08:28 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
Gu Kailai Said to Have Named Zhou Yongkang as Coup Mastermind
Gu Kailai, the wife of an ousted Chinese politician, may have given evidence against her husband's ally in order to save herself from the death penalty.
Gu was arrested on April 10the same day her husband Bo Xilai was sacked as Chongqing's Communist Party Secretary. Gu is likely to be convicted for the murder of British citizen and family friend Neil Heywood.
According to online news service Boxun, an anonymous source on Thursday said that Gu Kailai exposed a plot between Zhou Yongkang and Bo Xilai to stage a coup against upcoming leader Xi Jinping. Gu apparently named Zhou as the mastermind behind the coup, calling him the "bad egg" in the Communist Party's Politburo Standing Committee.
We have not yet been able to independently verify the report from Boxun. But Political analyst He Anquan believes it's likely that Gu Kailai did turn in evidence against Zhou Yongkangbecause that's commonplace among communist officials trying to save themselves.
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A bump to the top, and thanks again for staying on top of this for us.
Bump for updates.
Any thing new?
Napoleon will now blame Snowball for everything.