Cambodian woman arrested for drug trafficking

Security officers at southern Tay Ninh Province’s Moc Bai International Border Gate have detained a Cambodian woman for illegally transporting drugs.

Cambodian woman arrested for drug trafficking
Hai Dieb, 26, from Phnom Penh City, is detained at Tay Ninh Province’s Moc Bai International Border Gate on Sunday while carrying 5kg of methamphetamine. — VNA/VNS Photo

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

 
 
 
 
 
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