▲ Up
 
17:53 29-09-2016
MAIN АКИpress CA-News
About us On-line subscription
KazakhstanKyrgyzstanMongoliaTajikistanTurkmenistanUzbekistanWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
Jackie Chan’s son apologises for involvement in drug case

Bishkek (AKIpress) - chan Jackie Chan’s son Jaycee Chan, arrested in China on drug-related charges, has apologised for his involvement in the drug abuse case.

Jaycee, 32, a movie and television actor also known as Fang Zuming, was arrested for housing others to take drugs, along with Ko Chen-tung, 23, a movie star from Taiwan also known as Kai Ko, Beijing police confirmed in a statement.

Police said they have confiscated more than 100 grams of marijuana from Jaycee’s residence, Xinhua reports.

Jaycee is facing criminal charges for using drugs as well as allowing others to use narcotics in his home state. He is under criminal detention for further probing, police said.

The arrests took place in Beijing’s Dongcheng district on Thursday after the police received reports from local residents, another official daily Global Times reported.

According to the police statement, Jaycee and Ko confessed to taking drugs.

According to Chinese law, those involved in providing locations for others to take drugs face sentences of up to three year in prison. The crime of transporting, manufacturing or trafficking drugs can be the death penalty.

Jackie Chan was appointed as goodwill Ambassador for the China National Anti-Drug Committee in 2009 to promote anti-drug education in the country.


Twitterfacebookprint
13:48 19.08.2014
LATEST NEWS
17:50 Czech Export Bank enters market of Kyrgyzstan: Ambassador17:22 Parliament of Kyrgyzstan okays constitutional referendum bill in 1st reading17:07 Tajik Air to perform flights from Khujand to St. Petersburg17:05 China net importer of Kazakhstan's potash16:58 Iran reportedly considers meat import from Mongolia16:55 Some 2.5 million currently used ID cards to be replaced with electronic biometric passports by next year16:43 Kyrgyzstan to evaluate performance of law enforcement agencies by reduction of crime rate16:40 Czech Ambassador presents credentials to Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan16:31 6 companies from China, Turkey, Germany, Austria and Finland interested in Upper Naryn Cascade HPPs and Kambar-Ata-HPP-1 projects16:24 Mongolia plans to ban offshore accounts for government officials16:13 Uzbek security forces searching for multimillion jewelry of founder of financial pyramid "Ahmadbay"16:13 Mongolian government reportedly fails to implement new laws combatting domestic violence16:05 Mongolian wins Miss Tourism Queen International in China15:58 MP says 'can't believe anybody in country receives such miserable wage as 9,000 soms,' gets heavily criticized15:42 Constitutional referendum to cost around $4.65 million for Kyrgyzstan15:32 AmCham Mongolia, U.S. Department of Commerce host intellectual property right seminar15:27 Kazakhstan's national railway company to be reorganised15:15 Court sentences four IS members from 10 to 18 years in prison15:09 Senate ratifies Kazakh-Serbian convention on avoidance of double taxation15:02 Construction agreement for wind farm in Mongolia signed
Astana
+18° C
Ashgabat
+19° C
Bishkek
+28° C
Dushanbe
+28° C
Tashkent
+31° C
Ulaanbaatar
+11° C
exchange rates
 
76.43
68.15
10.27
1.07
377.83
336.99
50.51
5.27
6.85
6.26
1.01
0.12
3286.53
2888.39
446.81
42.81
3.93
3.50
0.52
0.05

© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2016. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75