The heroin traffickers at court. — Photo laodong.vn
QUẢNG NINH — The Quảng Ninh People’s Court on Wednesday afternoon sentenced five people to death for trafficking more than 50kg of heroin.
Four others received life imprisonment and another four received 20 years in jail.
The five facing the death sentence were Inthavong Paseuth, 41, from Laos, Nguyễn Bá Ngọc, Liễu Văn Láu, Vũ Đình Tuấn and Hà Hồng Quân.
Four receiving life imprisonment were Trần Hữu Đinh, Nguyễn Văn Tráng, Liang Yang Hai and Huang Chuan. Hai and Chuan are Chinese.
The four receiving 20 years imprisonment were Hoàng Đức Thế, Vũ Đình Hoàn, Nguyễn Văn Hoàng and Hoàng Ngọc Hưng.
The police on June 16, 2018 caught Nguyễn Văn Tráng, 43, with more than 20kg of heroin in a refrigerator.
Opening an investigation, the police caught more members of the trafficking ring, and discovered they already transported more than 50kg of heroin from Laos to Việt Nam and then brought it to China for sale. — VNS