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.

IANS| Updated: Dec 22, 2014, 16:37 PM IST
Jackie Chan's son prosecuted on drugs charge

Beijing: 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 Aug 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.