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Nigerian jailed for 18 years over drugs

Update: August, 29/2013 - 10:43
Emmanuel, 35, borrowed US$2,500 from a man to buy a return ticket to Cambodia from Nigeria. However, to borrow the money, he had to agree to transport a case containing mobile phones, five DVD players and seven bags of heroin weighing 701 grams— Photo vov

HA NOI (VNS)— The Ha Noi People's Court on Tuesday sentenced Mabayoje Emmanuel, a Nigerian man, to 18 years in prison for illegally transporting methamphetamine.

Emmanuel was arrested at Noi Bai International Airport in December last year by Viet Nam Police as he was waiting in transit to fly to Cambodia.

Emmanuel, 35, borrowed US$2,500 from a man to buy a return ticket to Cambodia from Nigeria. However, to borrow the money, he had to agree to transport a case containing mobile phones, five DVD players and seven bags of heroin weighing 701 grams. — VNS


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