China executed four convicted drug traffickers and sentenced at least 15 others to death Tuesday as the nation marked global anti-drug day, state press reported.
A Chinese policeman lits a cauldron filled with illicit drugs during a 2009 ceremony in Hami, Xinjiang region. China has executed four convicted drug traffickers and sentenced at least 15 others to death as the nation marked global anti-drug day.
Courts in four Chinese provinces sentenced a total of 117 people for drug trafficking on the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, Xinhua news agency said.
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