|Hai Dieb, 26, from Phnom Penh City, is detained at Tây Ninh Province’s Mộc Bài International Border Gate on Sunday while carrying 5kg of methamphetamine. — VNA/VNS Photo
TÂY NINH — Security officers at southern Tây Ninh Province’s Mộc Bài International Border Gate have detained a Cambodian woman for illegally transporting drugs.
Hai Dieb, 26, from Phnom Penh, was detained on Sunday morning after suspicions were raised over the woman’s suitcase.
On inspection, they found five white packages wrapped in plastic bags in her luggage.
A test revealed the bags contained methamphetamine. In total, the woman was transporting 5kg of the drug.
Hai Dieb told police that her husband asked her to carry the methamphetamine from Phnom Penh to HCM City by bus.
She would have received US$150 after delivering the methamphetamine to a person in HCM City. — VNS