Three Vietnamese drug traffickers get death sentences

(VOV) - Three Vietnamese have been sentenced to death for their participation in a trans-national drug trafficking ring from Vietnam to China.

The People’s Court of Hoa Binh province on January 14 handed down the sentences to Do Anh Dung (born in 1976) from Dong Bang, Mai Chau district, Hoa Binh province, Ha Van Quan (born in 1983) from Mai Chau town and Bui Van Thuong (born in 1984) from Chieng Yen, Moc Chau district, Son La province.

According to the indictment, the three defendants joined the ring to have trafficked 720 cakes of heroin from Son La to Hanoi, Haiphong, Quang Ninh and then China between 2007 and 2009.

Every month the ring was said to make one or two trips, carrying 15 to 30 cakes of heroin.

The police arrested two and issued arrest warrants on four other accomplices of the ring.