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Drug traffickers sentenced to death

Update: September, 26/2014 - 08:07
A court in the northern province of Son La yesterday sentenced two men – Tran Manh Hung and Nguyen Duc Trung – to death for drug trafficking. — Photo tienphong

SON LA (VNS) – A court in the northern province of Son La yesterday sentenced two men – Tran Manh Hung and Nguyen Duc Trung – to death for drug trafficking.

They were found guilty of transporting 22.9 kilograms of heroin in 78 packets.

Two others, Nguyen Tri Huan and Dao Dinh Nam, were sentenced to life imprisonment.

Hung and Trung were caught while transporting 19 packets of heroin by car from Son La to Ha Noi in February 2012. Huan and Nam were caught later for being involved in the trading of the 19 packets.

Trung and Huan were also found guilty of illegal storage of weapons.

In related news, police of the northern province of Quang Ninh said yesterday that they have arrested a woman carrying 5.5kg of crystal methamphetamine worth about US$470,000. — VNS

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