The sentence was pronounced by the Dongcheng District People's Court in Beijing after a brief trial during which 32-year-old Jaycee, who like his father has worked as an actor and singer, admitted taking drugs at his house here.

Jaycee and Taiwan movie star Ko Chen-tung along with others were detained on August 14, last year from Jaycee's resident following complaints from public that they were using drugs.
Jackie and his family members were not present at the court on Friday, when the verdict was pronounced, state-run CCTV reported.

Jaycee and Ko tested positive for marijuana and both admitted to having taken the drug. Police seized more than 100 grams of marijuana from Jaycee's home.

Born to Jackie and his wife, a Taiwanese actress Lin Feng-Jiao, Jaycee was raised in Los Angeles. He did not pursue studies after two semesters and has a penchant for luxury cars.

Earlier, Jackie expressed shame over his son's involvement in the drug case and said he did not use his use political connections in China to bail him out, hoping that one day he would become an anti-drug ambassador like him.

Jackie was a member of the advisory legislative body, the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).

His son's arrest turned out to be major embarrassment for Jackie as he held the post of a goodwill Ambassador for the China National Anti-Drug Committee in 2009 promoting anti-drug education in the country.

He earlier apologised on behalf of his son and flew in here soon after his arrest.

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