August 7, 2020

China sentences Canadian to death over drug charge

Beijing (AFP) – A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian national to death on Thursday in a ruling that could further inflame tensions between China and Canada.The Guangzhou Intermediate Court said in a statement it had handed Xu Weihong a death sentence for manufacturing drugs, and said all his personal property would be confiscated.According to China’s state-run Global Times, Xu had bought raw materials and tools for drug production in October 2016 and worked with an accomplice, Wen Guanxiong, to make ketamine.The drugs were made in Wen’s home and stored in Xu’s residence in Guangzhou, with publ…

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