HA GIANG (VNS) — A consignment of nearly 100 kilos of illegal silver jewellery was seized by the police in the northern province of Ha Giang on Tuesday.
Bui Van Hai, 34, from the northern province of Hai Duong's Binh Giang district was pulled over in his Hyundai car and his papers were subjected to intensive scrutiny. It was found that he was carrying a large amount of silver jewellery, and the figures in his paperwork did not match the amount of goods he had with him. The jewellery, weighing 94,2 kilos, was kept in a suitcase and two pieces of luggage, along with VND293 million (US$15,000) in cash. — VNS