09 September 2019 :
The Hanoi People’s Court sentenced two people to death and gave life sentences to four others for trading 5.6 kilograms of drugs at a trial on 5 September 2019.
Do Phuong Tay, 52, and Bui Huy Hoang, 35, received death sentences and Le Anh Tuan, 29, Trinh Thi Mai Lan, 40, Nguyen Thi Dinh, 41, and Le Hai Long, 33, got life.
Tay was the leader of the drug trafficking ring.
In Vietnam, drug users are fined and sent to rehabilitation centers while those who produce or distribute drugs can face death.