Drug trafficking

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Foreigners take advantage of traveling to commit drug crime: police warnicon
SOCIETY19/06/20210

Foreigners take advantage of traveling to commit drug crime: police warn

The Drug-related Crime Investigation Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security warned that many foreigners have been taking advantage of traveling to Vietnam to commit a drug crime.

 
Drug trafficking ring busted at hospital in Hanoiicon

Drug trafficking ring busted at hospital in Hanoi

SOCIETY
01/04/2021

Hanoi police have busted a drug trafficking ring that was being run out of a hospital.

Nigerian man sentenced to death for transporting nearly 4kg of methicon

Nigerian man sentenced to death for transporting nearly 4kg of meth

SOCIETY
03/03/2021

The People’s Court of the southern border province of Tay Ninh on March 2 handed down the death penalty to a Nigerian man for illegally transporting nearly 4kg of meth, in line with the 2015 Criminal Code.

Police raid three drug trafficking rings between Cambodia and Saigonicon

Police raid three drug trafficking rings between Cambodia and Saigon

SOCIETY
24/02/2021

Ho Chi Minh City police have coordinated with the Ministry of Public Security to raid three major drug trafficking networks between Cambodia and Vietnam, seizing 217 kg of drugs of all kinds.

HCM City seizes 31kg of drugs sent from abroad by mailicon

HCM City seizes 31kg of drugs sent from abroad by mail

SOCIETY
14/01/2021

Over 31 kg of drugs of various types have been found in multiple parcels sent from abroad by mail and express mail to Ho Chi Minh City, the city’s Customs Department announced on January 13.

Two Laotian nationals caught in possession of significant drugs haulicon

Two Laotian nationals caught in possession of significant drugs haul

SOCIETY
05/12/2020

Border guards operating in the northern province of Dien Bien recently detained two Laotian citizens as they were in the process of attempting to smuggle a large quantity of drugs into the nation.

More than 20 tons of drugs found over nearly past three yearsicon

More than 20 tons of drugs found over nearly past three years

SOCIETY
19/11/2020

From 2017 to June 2020, anti-drug forces across the country discovered 81,419 drug-related cases and seized 124,167 crimes together with 20.4 tons of different drug types, 

Young drug users on the rise in HCM City, Da Nangicon

Young drug users on the rise in HCM City, Da Nang

SOCIETY
19/11/2020

More and more young people are turning to drug addiction in both Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang city.

"Mango juice" drug detected in Vietnam for first timeicon

"Mango juice" drug detected in Vietnam for first time

SOCIETY
05/10/2020

Ho Chi Minh City police have announced that a new kind of drug that has never been seen in Vietnam, called "mango juice", is camouflaged in packages with the label "Cripy Fruit Mango".

HCM City: legal proceedings launched against three for illegal drug tradingicon

HCM City: legal proceedings launched against three for illegal drug trading

SOCIETY
25/09/2020

Police in HCM City on September 23 said they have started legal proceedings against and detained three suspects on illegal trading drug, two of whom are foreigners.

Eight Lao nationals caught smuggling 10kg of meth into Vietnamicon

Eight Lao nationals caught smuggling 10kg of meth into Vietnam

SOCIETY
08/09/2020

Eight Lao drug traffickers have been arrested in the central province of Quang Tri for attempts to trade and transport 10kg of synthetic drugs into Vietnam, the provincial border guards announced on September 7.

Seven drug traffickers sentenced to death in Vietnamicon

Seven drug traffickers sentenced to death in Vietnam

SOCIETY
22/08/2020

The People’s Court of Dien Bien province, north-western Vietnam, on August 21 handed down a death sentence on seven local residents charged with smuggling and trafficking 51kg of heroin in 2019.

Singaporean drug trafficker gets death sentenceicon

Singaporean drug trafficker gets death sentence

SOCIETY
08/08/2020

The People’s Court of the southwestern border province of Tay Ninh on August 7 handed a death penalty to a 40-year-old Singaporean man for drug trafficking.

Vietnamese, Lao localities jointly bust cross-border drug trafficking ringicon

Vietnamese, Lao localities jointly bust cross-border drug trafficking ring

SOCIETY
06/08/2020

The Border Guard in the central province of Quang Tri worked with security forces in Laos’ Savannakhet province to arrest five Lao suspects as a result of an expanded investigation into a ring trafficking drugs from Laos to Vietnam.

Vietnamese, Scot jailed in Hanoi on drug offencesicon

Vietnamese, Scot jailed in Hanoi on drug offences

SOCIETY
04/08/2020

The Hanoi City People’s Court on August 3 handed down jail sentences to a Vietnamese and a Scot on charges of trafficking drugs.

Nigerian drug trafficker arrested in Tay Ninhicon

Nigerian drug trafficker arrested in Tay Ninh

SOCIETY
03/08/2020

Border guards operating in Tay Ninh province announced on August 2 they have apprehended a Nigerian national attempting to illegally transport drugs into Vietnam from Cambodia.

More suspects arrested in cross-border drug trafficking ringicon

More suspects arrested in cross-border drug trafficking ring

SOCIETY
02/08/2020

Over 100kg of drugs were seized and 15 more suspects were arrested as a result of expanded investigation into a drug trafficking ring that transported drugs by sea from HCM City to the Republic of Korea.

Cambodian cross-border drug trafficker gets death sentenceicon

Cambodian cross-border drug trafficker gets death sentence

SOCIETY
01/08/2020

The People's Court of the southern province of Tay Ninh handed a death penalty to a Cambodian drug trafficker on during a trial on July 31.