Thursday, May 7, 2009

Two Asians jailed for total of 30 years...

Two Asians jailed for 30 years for supplying drugs:

Two men charged with the supply of more than $5 million worth of methamphetamine have been sentenced to a total of 30 years in prison.

Chen Wei Huang, 25, and Zhong Wei, 26, were arrested in December 2006 following a year-long investigation. Both were sentenced today to 15 years in jail, with no minimum term.

Taiwan national Huang pleaded not guilty and was convicted by a jury in February on six charges of supplying methamphetamine in October 2006.

Sentencing Huang, Justice Peter Woodhouse said he did not accept he was a middle man.

"You had a significant hand in initiating drug dealing. You handled large sums of money and you played a very important role well beyond that of a courier," Justice Woodhouse said.


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