Jackie Chan’s son prosecuted on drugs charge
Jaycee Chan, son of Chinese kung fu star Jackie Chan, was prosecuted in Beijing Monday for allegedly providing a venue for drug users, according to the People’s Procuratorate of Beijing’s Dongcheng district.
The prosecution came three months after he was formally arrested following a drugs bust at his residence in the capital, according to Xinhua.
On August 14, Beijing police detained a number of people for drug offences, including Jaycee Chan and Taiwan movie star Ko Chen-tung.
Chan and Ko Chen-tung tested positive for marijuana and both admitted to taking the drug. Police seized more than 100 gm of marijuana at the junior Chan’s home. Ko Chen-tung was released Aug 29 after 14 days of administrative detention. In Beijing, a number of celebrities have been detained by police on drug charges.