CHINA: TWO DRUG DEALERS SENTENCED TO DEATH
May 12, 2010: Two drug traffickers have been sentenced to death for dealing large amounts of crystal methamphetamine, or "ice", in east China's Zhejiang Province, sources with the local court said.
The Intermediate People's Court of Wenzhou City, Zhejiang province, sentenced Hu Zhongyi, a native of the city, to death for trafficking 3 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine between January and April 2009.
Wu Yiwei, also from Wenzhou, received death for trading 1.4 kg of crystal methamphetamine and possessing another 1 kg.
Eight others involved in drug trafficking received death sentences with reprieves, life imprisonment or jail terms. (Sources: Xinhua, 12/05/2010)