Famous Taiwan TV host Hu Gua on Saturday admitted that he and
his girlfriend, actress Ding Rouan, used drugs for a while.
However, he denied the bhang the police found in their apartment
belonged to them.
Police in Taipei on Friday searched the entertainer's apartment
under another round of gambling and bribe charges, and
investigators smelled the aroma of bhang in his bedroom. They
finally found 30-gram of the drug inside the interlining of the
They then detained Hu Gua, his girlfriend Ding Rouan, Hu Gua's
daughter Hu Yingzhen and her boyfriend.
Hu Gua and his girlfriend admitted to a history of bhang drug use
but insisted they had since quit. They said the drug found in their
apartment belonged to a friend.
Hu Yingzhen and her boyfriend were released after inquest.
Police collected Hu Gua and his girlfriend's hair and urine for
further testing and they were released on Saturday on police
A police source says that if the test results are positive for
bhang, the couple may be forced to undergo drug rehabilitation.
Late last year, a number of entertainers in Taiwan, including
actress Hsiao Shushen, made headlines after being involved in drug
(CRI.cn March 26, 2007)