Two convicts have been executed for drug trafficking in
southwest China's Yunnan province, according to local sources on
Wang Zuguang and Xu Lianke were sentenced to death earlier for
trafficking 433.95 kilograms of heroin by the Intermediate People's
Court of Pu'er while their accessary Hu Yuguang received death
penalty with two-year reprieve.
The court heard that Wang sent Hu to receive 77 kg of heroin
from Thailand in October and November 2001.
In 2002, Xu was caught when transporting 356.95 kg of heroin
sealed in 13 timbers from Myanmar to south China's Guangdong and
Hong Kong. Wang and Hu were arrested while receiving the drugs and
(Xinhua News Agency August 20, 2007)