Advertisement

Jackie Chan’s son Jaycee Chan to be tried in public

Pratiksha Sharma | Updated on: Saturday, June 01, 2019, 05:00 AM IST

Advertisement

Beijing: Chinese movie star Jackie Chan’s son Jaycee Chan will be tried in public Friday for a drug-related crime, a court announced here Tuesday.

On Aug 14, 2014 Beijing police had detained various people, including Jaycee and Taiwan movie star Ko Chen-tung, for drug offences, Xinhua reported. Jaycee and Ko tested positive for marijuana and both admitted to have taken the drug. Police retrieved over 100 grams of marijuana from Jaycee’s residence.

The People’s Procuratorate of Dongcheng district in Beijing filed charges against Jaycee Dec 22 for providing a venue for drug users. In China, the maximum sentence for such a crime is three years in prison as well as a fine. Drug related crimes in China can carry harsh sentences like life imprisonment to death penalty.

Advertisement

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. To receive it on Telegram, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

Published on: Tuesday, January 06, 2015, 11:49 AM IST