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S’pore man arrested in Vietnam for allegedly smuggling 10kg of drugs in from Cambodia

July 01, 2019 | 09:23

A 39 year-old Singaporean man, Cher, was arrested, along with a Vietnamese man, on charges of attempting to smuggle drugs into Vietnam from Cambodia.

A 39 year-old Singaporean man, Cher, was arrested, along with a Vietnamese man, on charges of attempting to smuggle drugs into Vietnam from Cambodia.

S’pore man arrested in Vietnam for allegedly smuggling 10kg of drugs in from Cambodia

Specifically, Cher was involved in smuggling crystal meth.

He was caught along with a 36-year old Vietnamese man by Vietnamese authorities.

S’pore man arrested in Vietnam for allegedly smuggling 10kg of drugs in from Cambodia

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According to media reports from Vietnam, the men were caught when police searched the Honda they were in.

There, the police apparently found 10kg of crystal meth in their possession.

They also found US$3,000 (S$4,058) in the man’s bag.

S’pore man arrested in Vietnam for allegedly smuggling 10kg of drugs in from Cambodia

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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.

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