A French man in Hanoi was found renting a 3,000-square-meter plot on a Red River islet to grow hundreds of cannabis plants, police stated Tuesday.
A Hanoi man received a death sentence for transporting over 2.5 kilos of ecstasy into the city last year.
Vietnam’s biggest city has become an increasingly important hub for drug smugglers who are resorting to “extremely sophisticated and cunning tricks,” a senior drug crime investigator says.
A HCMC court sentenced six members of a transnational gang to death on Friday for trafficking 100 kg of drugs from Cambodia to Vietnam.
The Ministry of Public Security has said 1,185 “extremely dangerous” drug-related offenders who are wanted by the police are at large.
Methamphetamine – commonly known as crystal meth – addicts are well aware of extremely high dangers of shocks, brain damage or bone depletion. However, they may still burn money for this toxic thing in a secret meth fortress.
Vietnamese authorities have caught a farmer growing over 300 cannabis plants in the middle of his orange grove, which he said were for feeding his chickens, the state media has announced.
A Vietnamese court today sentenced a Malaysian woman to death for transporting 3.3kg of cocaine from Brazil to Vietnam.
A court in the central province of Nghe An on Monday sentenced four men to death for trafficking 28.7 kilograms of methamphetamine from Laos.
A court in southern Vietnam on Friday handed a Singaporean man the death sentence for trafficking nearly ten kilograms of methamphetamine from Cambodia to Vietnam.
The HCMC court sentenced Van Kinh Duong and four accomplices to death on Monday for producing 124 kilos of narcotics.
Vietnam registers more than 10,000 new drug users last year, with the users getting younger and being concentrated in the southern region.
Men arrested in southern Vietnam for drug trafficking | The Star Online Police of Vietnam’s southern Tay Ninh province have detained three men for transporting six kg of synthetic drugs, Vietnam News Agency reported on Tuesday (April 7).