|The People’s Court of the southwestern border province of Tay Ninh on August 7 hands a death penalty to Cher Wei Hon, a 40-year-old Singaporean man, for drug trafficking.
According to the indictment, Cher Wei Hon was caught in Loi Thuan commune, Ben Cau district, Tay Ninh province, on June 29, 2019, along with nearly 10kg of drugs, and 27-year-old driver Duong Hung Tam from Tan Bien ward, Tan Bien district, also Tay Ninh province.
The Singaporean man confessed that he was hired by a woman named Quynh in Ho Chi Minh City to transport the drugs from Cambodia to Vietnam to get US$500-1,000 for each trip.
Cher said he had transported drugs from Cambodia to HCM City at the request of Quynh for about five times.
Meanwhile, Tam denied any discussions with Cher about the drugs, saying he is only the driver of Quynh. There is no evidence proving he is Cher’s accomplice.