April 25, 2015: A drug trafficker was executed in south China’s Guangdong Province following approval by the Supreme People’s Court.
The gang leader was sentenced to death for smuggling more than 6.5 kg of heroin from southwest China’s Yunnan Province to Guangdong.
Between March to December 2011, the gang purchased drugs in Yunnan and hid them in hollowed out jade and transported them to Zhongshan through logistics company.
Some suspects were caught by police when they came to claim the jade, the court said.
In addition to the gang leader, other seven suspects received sentences ranging from 13 years to life, or death with a reprieve.
Sources: customstoday.com.pk, April 25, 2015
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