Australian old woman arrested with drugs hidden in salted fish jars in Saigon airport

By Quoc Thang   May 27, 2016 | 08:13 am GMT+7
Australian old woman arrested with drugs hidden in salted fish jars in Saigon airport
The drugs hidden in five salted fish jars. Photo by H.Q

Customs and aviation security officials in Vietnam’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport on May 26 arrested a 76-year old Australian woman who was carrying nearly 3 kg of heroin.

The drugs, hidden in five salted fish jars, were found in her luggage when the authorities suspected she was trying to bring some illegal items from Vietnam to Australia.

She was in serious debt due to gambling in Australia. Under the pressure of the criminal world, she agreed to bring the heroin, which is worth $720,000, from Vietnam to Australia in exchange of the debt.

 
 
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