RECORD CO­CAINE CATCH

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - NATION DIGEST - CAO BOYUAN

PHOTO BY / FOR CHINA DAILY Two cus­toms of­fi­cers at Bei­jing Cap­i­tal In­ter­na­tional Air­port dis­play 24.6 kg of co­caine that was found in the lug­gage of a Hong Kong res­i­dent on Tues­day. The case set a new record for the weight of a drug seizure by Bei­jing Cus­toms. that killed 36 peo­ple last year will go on trial on Fri­day, a lo­cal court said Tues­day. Yang Da­cai, for­mer head of the Shaanxi provin­cial work safety ad­min­is­tra­tion, faces charges of tak­ing bribes and own­ing prop­erty from uniden­ti­fied sources. He was also dis­cov­ered to own a num­ber of lux­ury wrist­watches, earn­ing him the nick­name of “Brother Watch”.

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