|The Gia Lam district police department has arrested two women for smuggling 431 smartphones. — Photo petrotimes
HA NOI (VNS) — The Gia Lam district police department has arrested two women for smuggling 431 smartphones.
The police captured one woman named Vu Thi Phuong Hoa, 24, yesterday, and found 385 smartphones of various brands, including Samsung and Apple, in her possession.
Earlier, the police arrested 43-year-old Nguyen Thi Nhung on Monday for smuggling 46 iPhones.
According to the police, Nhung had been hired to transport the phones for VND100,000 to VND 200,000 (US$4.7 to $9.5).
Both women could not show to the police the legal invoices related to the seized goods.
According to the Gia LAm police department, cellphones are being illegally transported from Quang Ninh to Ha Noi and the neighbouring provinces by bus.
The police are conducting further investigations. — VNS