Peoples Court,northern province of Lang Son,11 death penalties,heroin trafficking ring,Vietnamese defendants

Members of the heroin trafficking ring at the court on November 27

Twelve Vietnamese defendants were found guilty of trafficking thousands of heroin bricks. They are Vi Van The (born in 1971 and residing in Phu Loc 4 urban area, Lang Son city); Hoang Van Song (1957), Vi Van San (1981), Loc Van Ngan (1976), Hoang Van Phong (1972), Luu Tuan Hung (1974), Hoang Van Y (1977), Hoang Van Po (1977), Nong Van Hun (1990), and Lang Van Thuong (1971) - all residing in Cao Loc district; Ma Van Khanh (1977, residing in Van Quan district, Lang Son province); and Quach Thi Xiep (1962, residing in Moc Chau district, Son La province).

The, Song, Xiep, San, Ngan, Phong, Po, Y, Hun, Thuong and Khanh received the death penalty while Hung got a life sentence.

 

During the investigation, authorities found that The, the leader of the ring, had handled 112 kilogrammes of heroin. Ngan and Xiep traded a total 40.2 kilogrammes and 79 kilogrammes of the drug, respectively.

Under Vietnamese law, anyone found trafficking or possessing more than 600 grams of heroin faces the death penalty./. VNA

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