A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug smuggling after prosecutors said an original 15-year sentence given in November was too lenient.

Dalian Intermediate People’s Court in the northeast province of Liaoning re-tried Robert Lloyd Schellenberg and decided on execution, the court said in a statement on its website.

Police officers stand guard in front of seized drugs, weapons and paraphernalia after a drug raid in Shenyang in China’s northeastern Liaoning province (AFP/Getty Images)

The case will further test bilateral relations, already tense since Canada’s arrest of a Chinese executive at the request of the United States in December, followed by China’s detention of two Canadians on suspicion of endangering state security.

Read more

We are now accepting pre-orders for our healthy and delicious storable food. Stock up today!


Related Articles


Comments