HCM CITY — (VNS) A man hoping to board a flight to Australia from HCM City on Sunday was arrested by customs officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport for heroin smuggling.
The Vietnamese national, Tran Minh Dat, was searched by the airport officers while he was checking-in for his flight. He was found to be in possession of 3 kilo of heroin.
The drugs, concealed in 12 nylon bags which were covered with a yellow layer of sticking-plaster, were tested to be positive for heroin, according to local police.
The suspect was handed over to the local police for further investigation.— VNS