HCM CITY (VNS) — The HCM City Border Guards on Saturday discovered 45 rifles being illegally transported on a ship of Thanh Cong Commerce Co Ltd.
The ship captain Phung Van Chieu, 45, from the central province of Thanh Hoa, and 11 seamen were temporarily detained.
The rifles, with the trademark of Sharp Innova Tiger Long Bariel, were hidden in Thanh Cong 36 Ship.
Chieu admitted to the border guards that when he entered Thailand to bring plaster from Thailand to Viet Nam, he bought the rifles to bring to the country for sale. — VNS