File photo of Hong Kong actor Jaycee Chan. PHOTO: REUTERS
BEIJING: Chinese movie star Jackie Chan’s son Jaycee Chan was released after serving a six-month jail term.
On Aug 14, 2014, Beijing police arrested Jaycee and Taiwanese actor Ko Chen-tung, both tested positive for marijuana and admitted to have used the drug, Xinhua reported.
Police discovered 117.7 grams of marijuana in Jaycee’s house.
Ko was released after 14 days of detention.
Jaycee was sentenced to six months in prison and fined $326 for drug offences by the Dongcheng District People’s Court in Beijing.However, the time he had already served was taken into account.
Jackie Chan had apologised in public for Jaycee’s offences. He said Jaycee will learn from his mistakes.
China has detained a string of celebrities on drug-related and prostitution charges.
On Thursday, Chinese singer Yin Xiangjie was prosecuted in Beijing for possession of drugs.
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