Gold seized by police. — VNA/VNS Photo
AN GIANG — Police in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on Sunday issued a wanted notice for two cross-border gold smugglers.
The women, Nguyễn Thị Kim Hạnh, 51 years old, and Lê Thị Bạch Vân, 54, are part of a group of people who were found transporting 51kg of pure gold by canoe on October 30 from Cambodia to Việt Nam.
One smuggler, Trần Văn Hải, was caught while three others gave themselves up to the police later.
Police started legal proceedings and have so far issued wanted notices for five people including two on Sunday and three others earlier.
Police on Saturday searched 15 locations related to the case including houses of the smugglers and gas stations. Documents and evidence was also seized.
According to the police, any information related to the wanted smugglers should be reported to An Giang Province’s police office on Tôn Đức Thắng Street, Long Xuyên City or via phone on 02963.843.138. — VNS