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    Hong Kong actor Jaycee Chan attends a movie festival in Shanghai June 13, 2009. China's state prosecutor said on December 22, 2014 it had formally charged Jaycee Chan, son of kung fu movie star Jackie Chan, with a drugs offence, meaning he is almost certain to face trial. Picture taken June 13, 2009.

    Jackie Chan’s Son Sentenced to Six Months in Prison Over Drug Offence

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    Jackie Chan’s son Jaycee Chan has been sentenced to six months in prison by a Beijing court, after confessing to several drug-related offences.

    MOSCOW, January 9 (Sputnik) Jaycee Chan, son of an action film star Jackie Chan, has been sentenced to six months in prison by a Beijing court, after confessing to several drug-related offences, Xinhua news agency reports Friday.

    According to Xinhua, Chan was also ordered to pay a fine of 2,000 yuan ($326) for “providing a venue for drug users” in several episodes between 2012 and 2014.

    During the hearing, 32-year old Jaycee Chan confessed to the violations and admitted his guilt, promising to never repeat the actions.

    In August 2014, Jaycee Chan was arrested by Beijing police for drug possession after 117 grams (4.2 oz) of marijuana were found in his house and he subsequently tested positive for the controlled substance. Along with Jaycee, police arrested Taiwan film star Ko Chen-tung and a man surnamed Sun, on suspicion of drug use.

    Following the arrest, Jackie Chan, who was appointed a narcotics control ambassador by Chinese police in 2009, posted a statement on his official website saying he was ashamed of his son's actions.


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