Four policemen accused of covering up Neil Heywood's murder have been given prison sentences, ranging from five to 11 years.
Former deputy Chongqing police chief Guo Weiguo and leading officer Li Yang were sentenced to 11 years.
Officers Wang Pengfei and Wang Zhi were given five years each.
Gu Kailai could be freed from jail within 10 years after being found guilty of killing British business consultant Neil Heywood.
A Chinese court has given Gu Kailai, the wife of ousted politician Bo Xilai, a suspended death sentence for the murder of Neil Heywood.
China's most politically explosive trial in three decades has ended after just one day as Gu Kailai did not contest charges of murder.