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Beijing police have reportedly arrested actor and model Hu Dong for using crystal methamphetamines.

Authorities confirmed on Saturday that they had detained an actor with the surname Hu for using drugs, reports

The 45-year-old Hu reportedly confessed that he had been using crystal methamphetamines, also know as crystal meth, and tested positive for the drug after he was taken in on October 16. The police would not reveal the full name of the detainee, who was later released.

The Chinese government has been cracking down on celebrities who use drugs in recent months. In October, Kai Ko was caught using drugs in his apartment and was given 14 days in detention. In September Chinese prosecutors ordered the arrest of Jaycee Chan, son of kung fu movie star Jackie Chan for allegedly allowing others to take drugs in his home in Beijing. And earlier this year, writer Chen Wanning, also known as Ning Caishen, was detained for methamphetamines.



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