CHINA. SIX EXECUTED FOR DRUG RELATED CRIMES
|Two convicted of drug-trafficking light each other's cigarette
June 26, 2008:
In one case, Han Yongwan and Duan Biwu were involved in smuggling, trading and transporting
six people were executed in Yunnan and Henan provinces, and the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region for dealing in large quantities of drugs in three separate cases, the Chinese Supreme People's Court (SPC) said.
more than 775 kg of heroin from February 2001 to September 2005, along the border areas of Myanmar, and Yunnan and Guangdong provinces. Under the law, dealing in a minimum of 50 g of heroin warrants the
death penalty in some provinces of China. The amount differs in other provinces.
In the second case, Gao Guoliang and Li Yongwang were found to have produced nearly 9.8 kg of 'magu', a new type of drug. It is a combination of methamphetamine and caffeine.
The haul was seized in Henan province in 2006.
In the third case, He Jianjun and Zhang Fuyou were both repeat offenders. They trafficked 604 g of heroin from January to March 2007 in Nanning, capital of Guangxi. (Sources: China Daily, 26/06/2008)