China sentences former Japanese politician to life - Emmanuel's Blog

.....Expect Everything New, Inspiring, DIY, Fab & Projecting Vibrant posibility of Africa


11/08/2019

China sentences former Japanese politician to life

A court in southern China on Friday sentenced 76-year-old Japanese politician, Takuma Sakuragi to life in jail for attempting to smuggle drugs in a suitcase in 2013.

The intermediate court in the province of Guangzhou ruled that Takuma Sakuragi, a former assemblyman from Japan’s Aichi prefecture, tried to smuggle home 3.289 kg (7.25 lb) of methamphetamine, it said in a post on its official social media account.

Sakuragi was detained during a baggage check at Baiyun airport in Guangzhou.

In 2014, prosecutors in the case had sought the death penalty, a life sentence or a prison term of at least 15 years. The court had repeatedly delayed reading its verdict, citing the complexity of the case before sentencing him today.
Do You like our post? Make sure you never miss any of it! Follow us on Twitter it will encourage us alot
Click here to Subscribe to our Channel
0

No comments:

Post a comment

DISCLAIMER: Comments Posted here do not reflect the opinions of EsB TV or any of our employee

MOST RECOMMENDED