VIETNAM: THREE DRUG DEALERS SENTENCED TO DEATH
November 12, 2018:
A Hanoi court on 8 November 2018 sentenced three men to death and one man to life imprisonment for drug trafficking. (Sources: e.vnexpress.net, 09/11/2018)
They were found guilty of smuggling and transferring meth from China to Vietnam.
Dao Van Khoan, 56, and Luu Van Hung, 45, received the death sentence for trading in drugs while Dao Van Tung, 25, was sentenced to death for illegal transportation of narcotics.
For the same charge, Tran Hieu Nghia, 36, was sentenced to life.
Together, they were part of a ring that smuggled methamphetamine from China to Hanoi for distributing in Ho Chi Minh City, back in 2016.