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On May 25, the High People's Court of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region opened a second-instance trial in Liuzhou Intermediate People's Court to openly hear a drug trafficking and transportation case. Three persons involved in the case, including Wei Mounuan, Wu Mohua, and Wei Mohong, appeared in court for trial.
The court of first instance found out that from June to July 2019, the defendant Wei Mounan repeatedly sold heroin and methamphetamine to multiple people, and purchased the drug methamphetamine from the defendant Wu Mouhua for the purpose of trafficking. , And later, together with the defendants Wei Mouhong and Wu Mouhua, transported them back to Liuzhou. Among them, Wei Mounan sold 13,414.59 grams of heroin, 427.6 grams of methamphetamine, 6.68 grams of ketamine, and 2,994 grams of methamphetamine. Wu Mouhua sold and transported 2,994 grams of the drug methamphetamine; Wei Mouhong transported 2,994 grams of the drug methamphetamine.
After the incident, the public security officers seized 808,300 yuan in cash from the defendant Wei Mounuan’s residence in Labao Town, Liujiang District, Liuzhou City, and found an imitation 64-type pistol and a self-made revolver in the garage. Fourteen rounds of four-style pistol bullets, 12 rounds of nail gun bullets, and three lead rounds. It has been identified that the two pistols mentioned above are all firearms that use gunpowder as the power to fire metal projectiles.
The Liuzhou Intermediate People’s Court found that the defendant Wei Mounuan had sold nearly 17 kilograms of heroin and other drugs with a high drug content. He was the principal offender and a repeat offender. He also illegally possessed two guns, which was extremely harmful to the society and the crime was extremely serious. Seriously, Wei Mounuan was guilty of trafficking and transporting drugs, illegal possession of firearms, and multiple crimes. He decided to execute the death penalty, deprived of political rights for life, and confiscated all his personal property; defendant Wu Mouhua trafficked and transported methyl Amphetamine 2994 grams, high content, serious social harm, serious crime, is the principal offender, Wu Mouhua was sentenced to death with a two-year probation, deprived of political rights for life, and confiscated all personal property; the defendant was sentenced to death for the crime of trafficking and transporting drugs. The person Wei Mouhong helped Wei Mouhong transport drugs, and he was also the principal offender who directly drove drugs to transport drugs, but his role was smaller than Wei Mouhong and Wu Mouhua. Wei Mouhong was sentenced to life imprisonment for the crime of transporting drugs. Deprived of political rights for life, and confiscation of personal property of 50,000 yuan; the detained defendant Wei Mou Nuan illegally possessed two guns and 29 rounds of ammunition, which were destroyed by the public security organs.
After the sentence was pronounced, the defendants Wei Mounuan, Wu Mohua and Wei Mohong appealed to the Higher People's Court of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
During the trial process, the presiding judge presides over court investigations, court debates and other litigation procedures, and guides the prosecution and defense parties to present evidence, cross-examination and debate on the facts and evidence of the case and the focus of the dispute in this case. The procuratorial organs presented relevant evidence to the court through multimedia and other forms, interrogated the appellant on relevant issues, and recommended that the appeal should be rejected and the judgment of the first instance upheld. The appellants Wei Mounuan, Wu Mouhua and Wei Mouhong made final statements.
In view of the seriousness of the case, after the trial lasted more than 3 hours, the presiding judge announced the adjournment of the court, and the case will be judged at an optional time after the collegiate panel deliberates. Some representatives of the National People's Congress and CPPCC members of the national and autonomous regions, and representatives of the masses from all walks of life attended the trial. (CCTV reporter Liao Mi, Liu Chang, Fei Wenbin)