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Jackie Chan Actor is in support of death penalty for drug offences

Hong Kong's Jackie Chan believes that hurting thousands of children through drug abuse, is an offence punishable by death.

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Popular actor, Jackie Chan, has revealed that he is in support of death penalty for some drug offenders. - BBC reports.

According to the actor,  whose son, Jaycee Chan, spent six months in a China prison for drug possession, when you are hurting lots of young children, then you deserve death penalty.

"On some issues, I do support the death penalty," he said.

"When you're hurting thousands and thousands of young children, I think these kind of people are useless. You should get the right punishment." - He added.

His son Jaycee was also accused of providing shelter for other drug users.

Speaking on his son's imprisonment, the actor said he was ashamed and shocked.

"I'm more concentrating on him now, used to be just, 'you are a grown man.' But now I find out, he's still a boy,"  - He said.

Jackie Chan is Singapore's first celebrity anti-drug ambassador.

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