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Vietnam sentences five to death for drug trafficking

Five Vietnamese and Lao nationals have been sentenced to death, and eight other Vietnamese have received life and other prison terms for drug trafficking.

Vietnamese woman arrested for smuggling drugs to South Korea

Stuffed animals, toys and souvenirs were used to smuggle drugs to South Korea, Hai Phong police said Friday after arresting Le Thi Loan.

Two Laotians caught smuggling 100,000 ecstasy pills into Vietnam

Border guards in the central province of Quang Binh seized 100,000 pills of synthetic drugs from two Laotians on Thursday.
October 11, 2019 | 03:27 pm GMT+7

Eight sentenced to death for drug trafficking

The kingpin behind large-scale trafficking of drugs from Laos into Vietnam and seven of his accomplices were sentenced to death in Saigon Monday.
October 07, 2019 | 09:15 pm GMT+7

Armed Lao drug mules caught with 55 kilos of heroin, meth

Border guards in Ha Tinh Province in central Vietnam arrested six Laotians on Friday while they were transporting drugs from Laos.
October 06, 2019 | 01:32 pm GMT+7

Saigon drug haul up tenfold year-on-year: police

Saigon police have seized over 1.6 tons of drugs since the beginning of this year, more than 10 times the same period last year.
October 05, 2019 | 02:56 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese, Lao men caught trafficking 10 kilos of heroin

Two people were caught in Laos last week while transporting heroin from Laos to Vietnam, Thanh Hoa police said Monday.
October 01, 2019 | 02:43 pm GMT+7

Three women caught transporting, trading 26kg of heroin

Three members of a drug trafficking ring have been arrested in northern Vietnam, the anti-drug police department said Thursday.
September 20, 2019 | 03:58 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, China jointly investigate Chinese-run drug ring

Vietnamese and Chinese police are working together to investigate a meth ring operated by Chinese men in the Central Highlands.
September 16, 2019 | 03:38 pm GMT+7

Nine held in southern Vietnam for drug trafficking

Police arrested nine people from two different gangs in Saigon and Binh Phuoc Province Wednesday for allegedly trafficking over 37 kilograms of drugs.
September 12, 2019 | 05:08 pm GMT+7

Lao man sentenced to death for carrying heroin into Vietnam

A Laotian man was sentenced to death Monday for transporting 35 kilos of heroin into Vietnam last year, and his Vietnamese accomplice got life.
September 10, 2019 | 03:33 pm GMT+7

Lao man arrested with 60,000 ecstasy pills in central Vietnam

A Lao man was caught with 60,000 ecstasy pills intended for the Vietnamese market in the border province of Quang Tri on Sunday.
September 10, 2019 | 08:06 am GMT+7

Two get death, four sentenced to life in Hanoi for drug trafficking

The Hanoi People’s Court sentenced two people to death and gave life sentences to four others for trading 5.6 kilograms of drugs at a trial Thursday.
September 07, 2019 | 07:02 am GMT+7

Laotian man caught in Vietnam with 300 kg of meth gets death sentence

A 24-year-old Laotian man who had been caught last October with 300 kilograms of methamphetamine in central Vietnam was sentenced to death Wednesday.
August 29, 2019 | 09:53 am GMT+7

Senegalese man caught in Saigon with 1.6 kg of cocaine in stomach

A Senegalese man was arrested at HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport with 77 pellets of compressed cocaine in his digestive system.
August 13, 2019 | 09:06 am GMT+7
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