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Elderly woman arrested for heroin trafficking

Update: July, 17/2019 - 15:04


Trần Thị Liên, 69, at police station. — VNA/VNS Photo Văn Đạt

NGHỆ AN — An elderly woman from the central province of Nghệ An was arrested while attempting to transport 15 bricks of heroin, according to police in the northern province of Nam Định.

Last Friday, Nam Định police arrested Trần Thị Liên, 69, who living in Quế Phong District’s Tiền Phong Commune while carrying heroin at Hòa Lộc Commune, Nam Định City.

Police said Liên admitted that she worked with smugglers in Laos to set up a ring to transport drug from Nghệ An Province for consumption in Nam Định, Hải Phòng, Ninh Bình and Thái Bình provinces.

To avoid police, Liên reportedly hid drugs in children's diapers and put them in a bag. — VNS

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