The Standing Committee of the 11th National People’s Congress (NPC) on Friday announced the termination of Bo Xilai’s post as the NPC deputy.

The Standing Committee of Chongqing Municipal People’s Congress removed Bo from his post as the NPC deputy late last month.

According to the law on deputies to NPC and to local people’s congresses, his post was terminated, said a statement from the NPC Standing Committee, the top legislature, at its bimonthly session.

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