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Vietnam sentences former police officer to death for trading drug

Two former police officers in Hai Phong were sentenced to death and 20 years in jail on Monday for trading meth stolen from a drug bust.

Two Vietnamese women arrested in Malaysia drug raid

Malaysian authorities on Tuesday detained three drug pushers, including a local man and two Vietnamese women.

French drug smuggler sentenced to death in Indonesia

Indonesia on Monday sentenced a French drug smuggler to death by firing squad, in a shock verdict after prosecutors had asked for a long prison term.
May 20, 2019 | 04:24 pm GMT+7

Malaysia upholds death sentence for Vietnamese woman caught trafficking drugs

A Malaysian court has rejected a Vietnamese woman’s appeal to set aside her death sentence for drug trafficking.
April 22, 2019 | 02:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnam only applies death penalty for ‘especially serious’ crimes

The application of the death penalty is a sovereign nation’s prerogative and Vietnam only applies it for very grave crimes.
April 12, 2019 | 12:09 am GMT+7

Three sentenced to death in Hanoi for drug trafficking

Three people received death sentences for drug trafficking in Hanoi Monday while a fourth got a life sentence because she has a child.
March 20, 2019 | 09:43 am GMT+7

Chinese court sentences Canadian drug suspect to death

A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to death on drug trafficking charges on Monday after his previous 15-year prison sentence was deemed too lenient, a ruling likely to deepen a diplomatic rift between Ottawa and Beijing.
January 14, 2019 | 09:30 pm GMT+7

13 sentenced to death in Vietnam in two heroin trafficking cases

Two separate trials sentenced 13 Vietnamese drug dealers to death on Friday, making them among the toughest in years.
December 01, 2018 | 09:54 am GMT+7

Vietnam sentences 5 to death, 4 get life for drug trafficking

A HCMC court sentenced five members of a drug gang to death and gave life sentences to four others on Thursday.
August 03, 2018 | 10:18 am GMT+7

Capital punishment upheld for Vietnamese man in land dispute killing

Court rejects defendant’s self-defense appeal as well as pleas filed by victims’ families to commute the death sentence. 
July 13, 2018 | 12:15 am GMT+7

Vietnamese receives death sentence for shooting spree in land dispute

Dang Van Hien and accomplices shot and killed three people sent by a company to raze the land he used to grow crops.
January 04, 2018 | 11:25 am GMT+7

Vietnamese inmate gets second death sentence for heroin trafficking

He was found guilty of instructing four men to traffic more than 100 kilos of heroin. All have received death sentences.
May 31, 2017 | 09:49 am GMT+7

Eight sentenced to death in major Vietnam drug trial

The trans-national ring is believed to have trafficked nearly half a ton of heroin over a decade.
April 28, 2017 | 02:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese granny cheats death, gets life sentence for heroin smuggling

The 83-year-old woman had already been jailed for trafficking heroin.
April 05, 2017 | 11:22 am GMT+7

Drug ring gets life, death in northern Vietnam

The ring was accused of smuggling around 1,871 kg of heroin in total.
December 31, 2016 | 11:16 am GMT+7
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