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Canadian Sentenced To Death In China For Drug Charge

Ruling comes after China sentenced two different Canadians to loss of life on drug costs. (Representational)

Beijing, China:

A Chinese courtroom sentenced a Canadian nationwide to loss of life on Thursday in a ruling that would additional inflame tensions between China and Canada.

The Guangzhou Intermediate Court stated in a press release it had handed Xu Weihong the sentence for manufacturing medication, and all his private property can be confiscated.

The ruling comes after China sentenced two different Canadians to loss of life on drug trafficking costs final 12 months, as a diplomatic row escalated with Canada over the arrest of high Huawei govt Meng Wanzhou.

Canadian pleas for clemency for its residents Robert Lloyd Schellenberg and Fan Wei have to date not been profitable. 

Beijing has additionally detained two Canadian nationals, together with a former diplomat, on spying costs, in a transfer extensively thought of retaliation for Meng’s arrest.

In June, China formally charged that pair — ex-diplomat Michael Kovrig and businessman Michael Spavor — after they had been detained within the nation in December 2018.

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