Vietnam arrests 3 drug traffickers


Police of Vietnam’s northern Son La province have detained three local people who traded and possessed nearly 1.5 kg of heroin and over 3,000 pills of lab-made drug, Trend reported citing Xinhua.

The detainees include a 19-year-old woman, and two men aged 26 and 29, all from Son La, Vietnam News Agency reported on Sunday.

According to the Vietnamese law, those convicted of smuggling over 600 grams of heroin or more than 2.5 kg of methamphetamine are punishable by death. Making or trading 100 grams of heroin or 300 grams of other illegal drugs also faces death penalty.

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