Viet Nam News
SƠN LA — Several human trafficking cases were recently uncovered in the poor remote areas of the northern mountainous province of Sơn La.
Human traffickers had cheated people living in these areas and sold them to other countries, the local police said.
In a recent case, the Mường La District Police arrested three people - Thàng Văn Hằng, 23, Vàng Páo, 24, and Sùng Thị Mỷ, 40. On April 30, these traffickers contacted two locals, Và Thị Nu and Vừ Thị Dua, with the intention of selling them to China. The traffickers, who were stopped by the police while taking the victims to Mường La District on motorbikes, admitted to earning some US$460 for each girl.
Earlier on April 4, the Mường La District Police apprehended Vàng A Chớ, 26, and Thào A Sính, 31, for human trafficking. The traffickers befriended Mùa Thị Dê, 26, and Mùa Thị Máy, 27, via a social network and promised to help the two girls find good jobs with high salaries and marry rich men. The traffickers were arrested while bringing the victims to the district’s Chiềng San Commune.
On March 21, the provincial police busted Giàng A Chu, 27, Giàng A Vù, 29, and Lờ A Khài, 24, all from the northern province of Yên Bái. They admitted to cheating Vàng Thị S and Giàng Thị X, promising the victims good jobs with high salaries, but instead selling them to China. — VNS